I joked with friends the other day that after transcribing several years worth of hand-written journals from my younger years, I now recognize it would be no great loss if they were all destroyed in a fire. There’s little of interest in them. They’re not deep, they’re not filled with big ideas or beautiful writing. … Continue reading I like the act of writing
The writing prompt I pulled this morning was, “What if you focused on having fun?” This question raised lots of weird and unexpected thoughts for me: If I try to force fun, it doesn’t happen. Fun requires other people. I’d rather do something quiet, like read. And I wondered, am I a fun-hater? I don’t … Continue reading What is fun?
A friend and I were talking about college for our kids the other day – my friend and her teenage son have been driving around the state visiting schools – and she said to me, “It’s really competitive you know. What makes a student stand out these days isn’t GPA or test scores, it’s their … Continue reading I’m going to WordCamp Asheville!