I’ve written before about my love/hate relationship with television. On the one hand, there is some really great stuff on these days. There are shows that really spark my creativity and tell some fabulous stories. On the other hand, it’s a cesspool of advertising, horrible reality TV, and news that’s never-ending and depressing. It’s also […]
Part of the reason why I took on the recent enormous house painting job from hell was because I’d lost the joy of writing. Between my freelance writing day job and my novel writing, I was stressed and the joy was gone. Even more disheartening, I knew it shouldn’t be the case. I was living […]
A few months ago, I wrote a post about being tired of hearing people complain about boredom. Despite having every kind of entertainment available, boredom seems to be an epidemic. My post offered suggestions for things to do instead of complaining about being bored. But I think I need to add one more idea: Live with it.
If you read my blog and social media postings regularly, it’s no secret that I’m a Lego nerd. I’ve played with the toys since I was a kid, back in the days when all you could buy was a box of bricks. I took a break from Lego while I was busy starting a career […]
I frequently come across articles about “getting out of your head.” They claim that living in your head is limiting and even destructive. The writers want to cure you of this problem because, clearly, it’s ruining your life. I agree with some of these articles to a point. If you’re living in your head to […]