IT HAPPENS EVERY TIME. IF I’M NOT WEARING PANTS, THE PHONE RINGS. — OVERHEARD ON THE MUNI (SAN FRANCISCO) SUBWAY Continue reading Fate or Conspiracy? YOU Decide.
IF A TOPIC HITS ME, I’LL START GOING ON IT. BUT YOU CAN’T FORCE IT. — WANDA SYKES Continue reading This is What Creativity is all About!
WE ARE NOT PERMITTED TO CHOOSE THE FRAME OF OUR DESTINY. BUT WHAT WE PUT INTO IT IS OURS. — DAG HAMMARSKJÖLD Continue reading Dag Hammarskjöld Quote
I’m not sure what made me a writer. Part of it may be in the genes. One close relative was a writer, but he wasn’t sure where he got the talent or the basic inclination. Most of my blood relatives weren’t even readers, and they didn’t venture into other creative things. There were exceptions. Some of the women developed traditional female interests, such as sewing, embroidery and crocheting. They made beautiful things, and any knee-jerk feminist reaction to that would be a mistake. Those women were artists, in spite of the fact that their art was expected of them. One … Continue reading Trauma and Creativity
ANY DAY ON WHICH MY PANTS DON’T FALL OFF OF ME IS A GOOD DAY. — HELEN CHRISTIE, UNDER SURVEILLANCE BY THE GRAMMAR POLICE Continue reading Perspective
THIS MORNING I ANSWERED THE TELEPHONE BY SAYING, “HELLO. YOU’RE ON THE AIR.” IT WAS A ROBOCALL. I CAN EXPECT THE REST OF THE YEAR TO BE THIS WAY. Continue reading Is This What We Call Karma? Or Fate? Or is it Destiny? I’m Confused.
I’M THE BROKEN JEWEL CASE IN THE CD SHIPMENT OF LIFE. Continue reading Accepting My Destiny
THAT MOMENT WHEN YOU HOPE TO RIGHT ALL OF THE WRONGS IN YOUR LIFE, AND YOU DISCOVER YOU HAVE THE COSMIC EQUIVALENT OF ONLY A PARTIAL LICENSE PLATE NUMBER. Continue reading Another Disappointment