What comes first, the idea or the execution? When writing, often we have a story or a set outline in our minds. These are the characters, these are the events taking place, and here is the setting. This is hard, at least for me, to execute the ideas into something that thrives with comprehension and… Continue reading Chicken or egg, execution or idea?
I know life can be difficult. I understand we can all feel lonely. Look at the pronoun I used: ‘we.’ Whether you have a mental illness, imbalance, or you’ve just reached a personal low or breaking point, there are billions of people on this earth. Most of them would want to help you, listen, offer… Continue reading Please don’t kill yourself.
We try to make life, love, money, children, happiness, what have you. We are all creative beings in some sense of the word. I try to make poems and make stories. It’s quite hard for me to be in the moment and actually sit and write. And I love to write and certainly have a… Continue reading Making magic, mystifying mistakes.
It’s a beautiful day today. The world turns and it thrives. As this is happening, maybe we thrive, too, if we’re lucky. What is a friend? Isn’t it funny how it’s harder for some of us to make friends, especially in adulthood, and easier for some of us to make them? I’ve always been fortunate… Continue reading of emotions and setbacks
Reading is such a pleasure-filled activity. There’s nothing else in the world quite like getting into a good book. The reader gets involved, starts to exhibit emotions towards the characters, and cares about what happens next. We can gather some life lessons from reading. Caring about what happens next might be a sign, in life,… Continue reading Reading the lines.
It’s no fun getting older. We can all attest to that. However, the alternative means ceasing to exist, at least as we know it. We think of dying as leaving: exiting our bodies, being severed from our loved ones, and, the hardest part, for me, possibly not being able to have my own thoughts. Of… Continue reading Getting older.
Seeing Air Supply was amazing and I saw them by accident, really. I had intended to go see Chaka Khan, but her show was sold out. I was disappointed because my soul, my creativity, needed a live show. There’s something about music that’s so inspiring and so joyous. These guys were entertainers. They’ve been together… Continue reading Making Blogs Out of Nothing at All.