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Creativity

Thought for the Week Creativity is scary, confusing, messy, fraught with mistakes…and what you were made for. “Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity.” ~T. S. Eliot “Creativity takes courage.” ~Henri Matisse “Creativity–like human life itself–begins in darkness. Creativity is always … Continue reading

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Live!

Photo by James Wheeler Thought for the Week “I’m not telling you to make the world better…I’m just telling you to live in it. Not just to endure it, not just to suffer it, not just to pass through it, … Continue reading

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Notes to Self at the Start of 2022

You’re still alive–there’s a reason for that. Get to it! “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better, oh, so much better all the time.” ~Paul McCartney (“It can’t get much worse.” ~John Lennon) “Thank u, next.” ~Ariana Grande “Don’t be afraid … Continue reading

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The Featured Blogger Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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The Inspirational Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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Growing Old

Originally posted on My Good Time Stories:
Photo by?Matthias Zomer?from?Pexels Ahhh…getting old. We are all getting old and some of us faster than others…ha ha ha! Today’s little blog contains a collection of hilarious little quips/thoughts that I think all…

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Tips for Writers: Just Show Up

So, what’s the tip? It’s right there in the title, actually, but by way of explanation: Underpinning my previous encouragement to not wait for inspiration, is the fact that a leap-of-faith is involved in believing you’ll have any idea what to … Continue reading

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A Film That Inspired Me

Originally posted on This Jolly Beggar:
In response to SandmanJazz’s 30 Day Film Challenge today, to wit, a film that inspired you, I like his repartee to the prompt: “Inspired me to what?🤣” Exactly. Inspired me to what? And that…

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Shoot for the Moon

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss you’ll land among the stars!” This popular saying is actually a misquote of what Dr. Norman Vincent Peale originally said. The correct version should read: “Shoot for the moon. But be careful … Continue reading

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Beyond My Comfort Zone…

Originally posted on Through Ink & Image:
“Crecendo,” ©2018 Lynn Abbott Studios. Used with Permission. ““Safe?’ said Mr. Beaver; “don’t you hear what Mrs. Beaver tells you? Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s…

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