Currently Free Write Friday

currentlyCurrently: resolving, planning, cleaning, leaving, thinking

Well, we all know a New Year means resolutions. Or not. But then again…I have made a resolution or two. But if you want to know my thoughts on 2015, the short version is Dear 2015, I want it all. (The longer version is in the link.) There’s no resolving that this year is going to be big, cause it is. I spent most of yesterday in the planning

Toasting to Lives that Matter

livesign*Originally posted January 9th, 2013

The sign said:

The purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all, to matter, to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference.

 

What do you think?

 

The purpose of life it to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. Do these characteristics coordinate? Useful and responsible are relative terms

Vigils For Ethan Saylor

When someone we love is robbed from us, it feels like the world should stop. Actually, it does. For a moment. And we look around us, jealous that others are still living, working and being alive.  – From “A Mother’s Tears

We are nearing the two year anniversary of the death of Ethan Saylor, a man I never knew, but who has been in my thoughts much since I first read his name. Over the last few months Ethan’s name has come into the press with a few mentions as

Reading, Writing, and The Slow Burn – Free Write Friday

Free write FridayI read a copy, the first copy actually, of a new short story book last night, and I have to tell you, I really enjoyed bits. I think my favorite is a story called “Lucky Shoes,” about a man named Q and his quirky relationship with his shoes. It’s speculative fiction, but not too sciency or dark. Still, I laughed at a bit of the social commentary. I wonder if you’ll like it too? I hope to know soon, as the Kindle edition may

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