Dreams Don’t Always Come True

Wow. That’s a depressing title for a blog entry, right? Don’t worry. It’s not as bad as you think. Just hear me out. I was doing my penance….er, laps…on the treadmill tonight (Did I mention I have a reunion coming up?) when I had a revelation. I was listening to the songs of my youth, … Continue reading Dreams Don’t Always Come True

My Half-Cent(ury)’s Worth

I turned 50 in the summer of 2013. It’s a milestone about which I have mixed emotions. On the one hand, I’m very happy—and mildly surprised—to have made it to 50, considering some of the “it seemed like a good idea at the time” actions of my youth. I don’t have any serious medical problems, … Continue reading My Half-Cent(ury)’s Worth

It’s Not a Competition. Is It?

Once upon a time while surfing the web, I came across this as a suggested writing prompt: What author’s career are you most jealous of? Why? As I read that, my first reaction was: Why should I be jealous of another author’s success? jeal·ous adj. 1) Fearful or wary of being supplanted; apprehensive of losing … Continue reading It’s Not a Competition. Is It?