Another Saturday afternoon taking care of household business—this time, four new tires and a front-end alignment. I can’t effectively write on my work-in-progress here, but I can tell you what it’s like to pull a story out of my…head. Luckily, Tire Kingdom has wi-fi, so consider this a lazy-day brain-doodle. Simply hit play and read … More Cracking the WIP!
People often ask where I find inspiration. My answer: everywhere. To quote one of my favorite movies, Sister Act 2: If you want to be somebody, if you want to go somewhere, you better wake up and pay attention. This video by Jarbas Agnelli, Birds on the Wires, is a prime example of finding inspiration in everyday places. … More Inspiration Is All Around, Simply Open Your Mind’s Eye
On November 8, 2013, the deadliest natural disaster in Philippines’ history, Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), stole the lives of over 6,000 mothers and fathers, grandmothers and grandfathers, brothers, sisters, and countless children. More than 16 million people have been affected by this horrific tragedy, their world ripped apart with every loss—their hopes torn from tortured … More The Best is Yet to Come
Just a short one today. I originally began a different post, but the more I wrote, the more words it demanded, and on IWSG Day, it’s better to be short and to the point. We’ll save the other for another time. To tell you the truth, I’m as insecure as the next guy when it comes … More A Reason to be Brave
It’s 7:45 on an overcast Saturday morning and I can’t believe I’m already out on the road. Great time to drive, though; no traffic at all. It’s easier to speed, too, and I steal a glance at the speedometer—five miles under the speed limit. God, when did I become such an old man? Eh…I continue … More Exactly Where I Need To Be