As writers, we leave our harbors and explore new seas to find adventure but also to find our way back home — smarter, stronger, and more alive than when we sailed.Read more "Soul in the Sky"
I’ve talked before about taking time-outs to fill up the creative well, and federally recognized holidays are always a great time to cash in some vacation days and take much needed time off.Read more "Musings on the Golden Hour"
Sometimes a flooded field and a cancelled game are better than a victory. Sometimes the events that seem inevitable can be displaced and dispatched with just a little innovative thinking.
And sometimes…sometimes…we just need to play a wet and sloppy game of baseball in an empty stadium under the stars.Read more "An Empty Stadium Under The Stars"
City Streets and love around every corner. By Elizabeth Cutright I’m not sure if it’s infatuation, a wicked crush or true love, but I found romance over the weekend….and it goes by the name of New York City. I’m not going to lie. I’ve fallen in love with cities before. Dublin and I had a […]Read more "Signed…sealed…delivered…"
“New York had all the iridescence of the beginning of the world.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald I’m not quite a “world traveler,” but I’ve been around: Paris, the Andes…Tel Aviv, Chicago, even Tijuana. I say “yes” to just about any invitation to pack a carry-on and hop on a jet. I’ve also been lucky enough in […]Read more "Oh, golly gee damn!"
Overcoming a attitude and going “where the day takes you.” By Elizabeth Cutright The holidays have burglarized my time off. I’m missing those time outs, periods of self reflection, and that little extra moment when you take a deep breath and whisper “serenity now.” Needless to say, I envisioned a more productive vacation. I’ll be […]Read more "Cajoling Your Muse"
Dodging a scary homeless, homicidal drifter. (I posted this on Jezebel as part of their “Let’s Scare the Crap Out Of Everyone” discussion thread and thought I’d share it here…) Okay – this happened to me in broad daylight and is less spooky and more “real world terrifying.” No ghosts or goblins, just one really […]Read more "That One Time…"