We all have a past. Some of us, very few of us, have a pleasant, benign string of years behind us that never scarred, wounded, blighted or marred our physical or emotional self. The rest of us have lives at least dotted with hurts and setbacks. They help create who we are – good or bad. I’ve known people who drag around the mountain … Read More
You were born to do something great out of the theme of your life.
Just reach for it.
I spent a few days with two friends for a writing retreat on a lake. The house we stayed in was set back a bit, but you could still see the water. It was a nice … Read More
I'm writing a speech on creativity. I happen to be one of those creative types - you know, the melancholy, unstable, weird, unpredictable kind. Not … Read More
I recently revisited the location of a 1940s internment camp where thousands of Japanese Americans were imprisoned after Pearl Harbor was bombed. I have been there … Read More