I haven’t been writing a lot the last few weeks. With my job, this time of year is tough. I have to prepare my business for end-of-year taxes, so I get to huddle with the company bean-counters a lot the past few weeks. My partners and I also review the year and decide about … [Read more...] about Year End Review of Writing: Whispers in My Head
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." —Colin Powell I've failed at nearly everything I've ever done in my life. My first marriage ended in failure. I started multiple business ventures which never got off the … [Read more...] about My Life’s Best Teacher Has Been Failure
When I first started this blog 7 months ago, I had a simple goal. I wanted to learn how to write again. Over the years I’d noticed my writing had turned banal and repetitive. Most of what I wrote was for work, but even then I saw no reason I shouldn’t be able to make my prose … [Read more...] about Write Drunk, Edit Sober
A common misconception says it is difficult to be both an introvert AND a traveler. Introverts are thought to be more comfortable in the confines of their home and never venture out unless they have to. Horse-pooey. I'm both a strong introvert and I love to travel. I've … [Read more...] about Introverts: Better World Travelers?
When I first started this blog, it was mainly to detail some of the trips we were taking for the convenience of our friends. Since at the moment our focus has been on home projects, we haven’t been traveling as much as we would like (and to be honest, I don’t like leaving … [Read more...] about Day Trip to Village of Eze, France