Working It Out

I've been awake a bit.  You know, mind wide awake and about a hundred miles ahead of body still inert.  In fact the only reason I'm upright now is because I bribed myself with tea.  It was the last thing I did before heading to bed: brewed a pot of tea and tucked it into … Continue reading Working It Out

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Merry!

This time of year is special in our home.  We celebrate Advent.  Each night, almost without exception, for twenty-five nights we light the growing circle of candles and pile onto the couch together to read aloud. We read one book from the first page adding one additional page each night.  We all pretty much have … Continue reading Merry!

Fighting the Flight

"I Only Write When Inspiration Strikes. Fortunately It Strikes at Nine Every Morning." I loved this quotation I read in The War of Art.  He attributed it to Somerset Maughum, and though some dispute that, the truth remains the same.  For me, the inspiration needs to strike somewhat earlier before everyone else is up and … Continue reading Fighting the Flight

The War

So I read a book yesterday. Someone new to our Books & Brews Book Club mentioned The War of Art last month.  It hooked me from the first page.  Clearly defining what makes creating such a challenge and how to overcome anyway, The War of Art arms you for the battle within. And here I am, … Continue reading The War