Alone, but not lonely…

Cultivating a knack for solitude. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer “I want to be left alone,” Greta Garbo famously said, and from that one innocuous sentence sprang up a pop culture mythology she could never overcome.  Ever after she was the solitary muse, the mysterious introvert, the one person who needed […]

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Sidelined

Thoughts from the Sickbed By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer This week the unexpected happened: I got sick. We all know that from time to time, we’ll succumb to a fever, a runny nose or whatever bug is making the rounds, but when it happens it’s always a bit of a surprise. […]

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Stealing Time and Mining Material

Memory Triggers By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer The scent of fallen pine needles cooking under a summer sun. Stretching my hands up over my head on a lazy Sunday morning. The guitar riff in Chris Isaak’s “Graduation Day.” These are some of my memory triggers – benign and, perhaps, banal little […]

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