Writing

On Why I Am Not a Poet

A few years ago, I started going to a local poetry workshop. I was introduced to the workshop by a new friend who was himself an emerging poet. The group was small and friendly, and the meetings were structured around… Read More ›

My Morning Routine

Those of you who know me know that I am obsessed with morning routines. Not just my own, mind you; I have this weird fascination with other people’s morning routines–famous people, successful people, writers, entrepreneurs, my physics professor, the next… Read More ›

The Anti-Resolution

It’s midway through February, and I have made no resolutions. But I have been thinking about all the things I would like to drop in 2017: Stress The delusion that this year (THIS is the year) I will be fit… Read More ›

Get Back on that Horse

Last week I came down with the flu. It was a doozy–fever, chills, stuff leaking out of everywhere. The kleenex box couldn’t keep up. Neither could my patience, which, frankly, is phyllo-thin at best. Every few hours, I’d get up… Read More ›

Anger/Anchor

Qiu Jin says anger/anchor I know this wide-legged stance Upright myself against rocking boat who wants to sink me, invisible me, smooth water over quick horizon undisturbed Qiu Jin says hold on They will unseat you tell you the Emperor’s… Read More ›

The Cup Song

Today’s Quest2016 prompt from Seth Godin Who would miss me when I’m gone? I’m not gonna lie. I’ve often wondered who would show up at my funeral when I die. And I have a list of people I think would… Read More ›

Future Self

Tracking Wonder Quest # 4 is brought to us by Dr. Tina Seelig, faculty director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. She asks – What advice would your future self a year from now give you today? My response this… Read More ›

No Failure

This week I took on the challenge of envisioning a creative plan for 2016, by joining Tracking Wonder’s Quest 2016, and blogging to the prompts they post three times a week. Quest # 3 posed by author, educator, brand strategist,… Read More ›