Life’s Third Act

Life’s Third Act

When it comes to understanding what happens to people as they go through life, the unending topsy-turvy of daily life, one needs expert guidance and insight. Jane Fonda’s got wisdom to share and it’s worthy to watch. Harvard does, too. In its 85 years of...
Process vs. Product

Process vs. Product

Though I’m less insecure than when I joined this group, I choose to remain within its fold. I’m no longer abashed by my lack of credentials, such as the vaunted MFA, nor cowed by the critique received in a group of honest and well-wishing peers. I feel...
Mistakes Made; Mistakes Amended

Mistakes Made; Mistakes Amended

Enjoy this writerly advice from a famous writer. He dispensed the advice on New Year’s Day. “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing...
The Seamless Move from size M to L

The Seamless Move from size M to L

There was a time when I was slim, so skinny that if I stuck my tongue when I turned sideways, I’d look like a zipper. But I was never petite. While I consider myself to be medium height, I never reached the six-foot prediction made the pediatrician, his decision...
The Irish Exit

The Irish Exit

This blog post is not about the Irish brouhaha, the unintended consequence of Brexit. Those calamities were on other people’s shores. What I’m writing about is an event that’s imminent on the California coast. I’ve researched to prep myself,...