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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Tag Archives: inspiration
For me, the new year 2017 began with: Pain & illness Disappointment Loneliness A large To-Do List Fear of what is coming And, yet, as the great poet Maya Angelou wrote, “But Still I Rise.” I am not done yet … Continue reading
People often ask writers where they get their ideas. Over the years, various writers have offered their own answers, sometimes silly or sarcastic, sometimes serious, sometimes snarky, and, every once in a while, helpful. As every writer has sometimes hit … Continue reading
I saw this recently and it stuck with me as it speaks to the tendency many of us have to over-analyze and over-think our goals, to over-research methods of achieving them, to procrastinate on ACTUALLY DOING ANYTHING. Sure, it helps … Continue reading
I saw this on Today, You Will Write and it resonates with me because clarity of thought and word is my goal. Photo Post Source: Inspirational Quote # 141