Today, a month ago

Today, a month ago

I quit smoking today. Actually? If you’re reading this, I successfully quit a month ago. Like most smokers, I have quit many, many times. It is said that smoking is an addiction that is one of the hardest to give up. But for me it was never about the addiction....
Are Artists Tortured?

Are Artists Tortured?

  Maybe. The real answer is that some are, some aren’t. I was asked several years ago why so many in my family are creative. My short answer was that I felt most artists have been broken. I should have thought about my answer longer, because it was too easy...
‘The Secret’

‘The Secret’

“Now I see the secret of making the best person:  it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” ~Walt Whitman Have you ever had your hands deep into the soil and end your day happy? Or plant seeds and feel the success of them...
You are worth so much more

You are worth so much more

  Not too long ago, a friend told me they’d rather be with someone than be alone. (Ps? I paraphrased this thought, and I am not giving the context of the story, because it’s not my story to tell). There was a time in my life that I felt the same way....
Some people are mirrors

Some people are mirrors

  I’m not a huge believer in the theory that everything happens for a reason. Sometimes things just happen. But I do believe that people often appear in our life as mirrors. They are a mirror of what you were, what you are, or what you want to be. Rarely,...