Running Thoughts Are Better Left Written Down


I had a thought while running today that really stuck with me. I think it stuck with me because it was the perfect example of why I try not to say things out loud until I've properly thought them through. When words leave our lips too soon, before they are ready, they tend to leave … Continue reading Running Thoughts Are Better Left Written Down

PICTURE OF THE DAY: AIN’T NO STRINGS


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THE JOYS OF WRITING:A Squirrelly Good Chap


IMPRESSIONS: I was on my way back from a bike ride just now when the most amazing thing happened. I'd gone a little bit out of my way to hit a hidden path that curls around back the cul-de-sac we live in. I love it! Its company is always a special treat if anywhere lead … Continue reading THE JOYS OF WRITING:A Squirrelly Good Chap

THE JOYS OF WRITING: Silver Linings


As soon as I sit down with my hands to the Keys all inspiration seems to evade me. Some find their monsters are terrifying, but I find mine simply confounding. Maybe I've faced death one time enough he no longer scares me, simply another hard to swallow reality. I've found, these pills once swallowed become … Continue reading THE JOYS OF WRITING: Silver Linings

The Joys of Writing: Shifting Perception, and Other Little Acts of Freedom


If you're going to speak do it freely. Use words wisely but don't spare them at my expense. I think it comes down to consistency. I'm almost convinced it's in the actions we repeat, not the words that we speak that bears witness to our existence. But only half of what I say makes sense, … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: Shifting Perception, and Other Little Acts of Freedom

The Joys of Writing: YOU ARE MORE THAN YOU SEEM


Wow... The parallels I'm met with while researching are astounding. Heroes, and Inventors, and Prophets, Oh My!   A stars death is celebrated when its fate is excepted, with a graceful bow, and a final show of brilliance it explodes, and so a billion stories are spread in the form of its ashes,   stardust... … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: YOU ARE MORE THAN YOU SEEM

The Joys of Writing: A Poem for You <3 Part 2


A Midnight Meeting With My Muse   A beautiful lady paid a visit to my dreams, sprinkling musings of beautiful things throughout, she left symbols glittering for me to wonder about, Through the hazy feelings, I called questions back, but it didn't seem to work like that.   She motioned me forward for one final … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: A Poem for You ❤ Part 2

The Joys of Writing: How Great Books Help Us Live through… [insert life event here]


Setting aside insecurity in order to gain momentum again, especially in the face of defeat is bravery, easy peasy way to work out that muscle is facing whatever is biting at your heels head on. Signing a dotted line under the promise of time and the freedom to pursuit in any other direction, because that … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: How Great Books Help Us Live through… [insert life event here]

The Joys of Writing: Failures Can Bear Fruit Too!


I faced my first real failures in my early twenties. Things weren't looking how I'd planned them too. A brand new dystopian dreamscape had stolen realities place. Unfold into a story which until now has been left untold. With an eight-year military contract underway, and drudging through not one but two unfulfilling degree paths day after day, … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: Failures Can Bear Fruit Too!

The Joys of Writing: A Peak into Weaknesses Becoming Keys


SIDEBAR: Treasure Hunts   One of my earliest setbacks manifested as a struggle with words. authority figures around me just sure, I would need special attention, not to mention separation from my peers? Insult to injury in the eyes of a little pea, who hadn't see the ways she thought as a bad thing... until … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: A Peak into Weaknesses Becoming Keys

The Joys of Writing: A Poem for You


I've been at points I don't care to mention here, You are good enough to lend me your hearts, I fear I might scare you away if I share all of my words at once, So I will give them in doses, and those you care to share the most, I'll begin to build on … Continue reading The Joys of Writing: A Poem for You