Out With The Old (kinda)

Although I harbor nostalgia for towns like this beautiful little one above, I wouldn’t want to live there. The great Robert Frost put the best words to the passing of the old and the coming of the new for me. Reluctance (posted in The Gladdest Thing) Out through...

Inspiration

Recently the New York Times devoted its magazine feature to inspiration. They focused on quite a few writers and elicited quite a few head nods from me. I was most stirred by the interview with Junot Diaz. I had never heard of him so I felt like I made a big...

Why Keep A Journal

View image | gettyimages.com I have been writing in a journal since I was ten years old. I have no recollection of how I got my hands on my first “diary”. I’d like to think it was given to me by one of my older sisters to distract me from following...