Just a quick note to say I’m super excited for the opportunity to work on my website, novel, artwork and other fun stuff this summer! Big changes are in progress for the website, I’m taking an online novel-writing class to help me delve back into my work in progress, and I’m working on a few other things […]


Sometimes, an anchor can be a really good thing. It can hold us fast and keep us from floating away. And sometimes, it is just heavy metal and chains holding us down from striking out into lesser known, and sometimes scarier, destinations. The even scarier thing is when we are our own anchor. That’s what […]


My cell phone died a couple of nights ago, and since then, I’ve felt so disconnected with people and the world. Weird, isn’t it? That we need technology to keep connected? I think this is largely due to the fact that I recently moved 50+ miles away from my friends and I am at least […]


I’ve been thinking about a particular idea a lot lately, the idea being that we are (mostly) in control of our own destinies. How successful or happy or healthy we are has a lot to do with where and how we focus our energies. We may dream big dreams in our heads, and we may […]


It’s tough being a creative person in these kinds of economic times. Truth be told, it’s probably tough to be just about anyone. But being a creative person looking for a career myself, it dawns on me that I’m kind of screwed as far as finding something I would *love* to do. This is me […]


A warm breeze through open windows, wind chimes tinkling in the stirring breeze, the smell and sound of steaks sizzling on the grill (oh, how I love cooking out), a palm tree thrust into the bright blue sky, a really good book, blanket and pillow on the lawn while absorbing the sun, a brief nap […]