countdown

countdown

7 more journal entries to go. That’s over 900 entries. 25 or so days until operation short fiction is fully in place. One day in the future I hope to do more will all those words that I wrote with purpose and meaning. I remember well how it all started. I was...
so much to learn

so much to learn

There is so much good in the world and so much to learn every day if only we would listen. It is rarer than we would probably like to admit. We do a lot of talking at each other, but with our one mouth flapping, we don’t utilize the two ears we were given often...
high road

high road

I am noticing more and more that people like to disagree. I am not sure why that is and when I look back on my life I certainly loved disagreements too. Not consciously of course. No one is consciously looking to get into a fight, but I have always enjoyed a good...
infinite ideas

infinite ideas

Here I am. Two weeks before Christmas break and three weeks before a new literary life of 2020 and beyond. I am beginning to look back at the last three years in particular and wonder how and who wrote what will soon be nine hundred journal entries. It just goes to...
story ideas

story ideas

My mind is slowly shifting from writing self reflective motivational pieces to writing short fiction. Each day I listen to people and see if they have a story I can fictionalize and tell the world. I have even asked people I know for some funny or not so funny things...
it’s really that simple

it’s really that simple

Know what you want. Make a plan. Follow the plan. Make adjustments. Keep going no matter what. It’s really that simple. The secret to a happy and successful life. See it. Plan for it. Follow it and adjust along the way. It’s not easy. Nothing worth doing ever is,...