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When the enemy I fight is myself

“Every silver lining has a touch of grey…I will get by. I will survive.”Lyrics from ”Touch of Grey” by The Grateful Dead Cold evenings, stunning sunsets I’m baaaack! I’ve been a bit lost, mentally and emotionally. When I began this journey I was full of drive, ambition, inspiration, and excitement. And I knew when I…

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What I’m reading: A book in review

“Take up a dream and fill every iota of blood and every cell with it then you can achieve it. This should be the purpose of life.”Excerpt from The Ring by Ashweeni Kumar Image from https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-ring-ashweeni-kumar/1139122448 I hope everyone had a good Christmas! After the craziness of the holidays, I managed to squeeze in a…

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When the honeymoon phase is over

“I seek strength, not to be superior to my brother, but to fight my greatest enemy—myself.”Excerpt from Native American Lakota prayer, Chief Yellow Lark, 1887 Full prayer from https://www.worldprayers.org/archive/prayers/invocations/oh_great_spirit_whose_voice.html For those who celebrate, I hope you had a good Thanksgiving! I was originally going to do an entry about the holiday. I had nearly a…

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A free day in the life of a writer

“People say I’m lazy, dreaming my life away.” Lyrics from “Watching the Wheels”—John Lennon Maple tree in our yard before the leaves fell. The title, song quote, and photo are an illusion. They make it seem like I had a wonderful, dreamy day of writing, right? The idyllic day writers imagine in their minds when…

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The child in us knows…

“By consciously deciding how you will live the rest of your life, you can create a life that is extraordinary.”Robin Harris, comedian/actor One of the last beautful fall days—another season passing. I will probably write often about following dreams, living your best life, etc. on this website. I do it as I go through my…