Category Archives: Journal

Type A, Heal Thyself

One of the blessings of unemployment is all the extra time it frees up. One of the challenges is figuring out how to best fill that extra time. And for me there’s been an added bonus: self-discovery- that opportunity to find out a few things about myself.

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Rain in Ojai

The rain started falling early this morning on our parched town of Ojai. A fine drizzly Oregon-type mist, as Carol called it, but water just the same.

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News From the World

Saw a great quote today from my online writing teacher at Gotham Writers Workshop. It is from Charles Baxter, about the need for conflict in a story: “Say what you will about it, Hell is story-friendly.”

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