Category Archives: life lessons

On Michael Hastings

I came to learn about Michael Hastings from Jack Gray, a writer/producer for Anderson Cooper 360, years ago. On Jack’s recommendation, I followed Michael on Twitter, especially enjoying his tweets from a writer’s workshop he attended in New England. Commenting on … Continue reading

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I owe Baz Luhrmann an apology.

I am not a film critic, nor would I ever attempt to be. Not no way, not no how. But I put myself out there when I first heard that Baz Luhrmann was directing a new version of “The Great … Continue reading

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Sometimes life is just a little too tight in the crotch.

Sometimes life can get away from us. We’ve all experienced the fast pace of modern times, but with all the technology available to us in this day and age, we figure we have it all under control. Until we don’t. … Continue reading

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Why I Write.

Why do I write? How do I write? How can I write? All my life I have been asked all the above questions and many more by friends, family and sometimes strangers. Maybe they were seated next to me as … Continue reading

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Loss is a strange thing.

Life is funny sometimes. Sometimes it is not. And sometimes it just ends. After my earlier post about regret, I never expected to be talking about loss, but when something disturbing occurred in my neighborhood this morning, I realized just how … Continue reading

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Eliminating “regret” from ones vocabulary.

Sometimes in life we tend to look back on past times, relationships and situations and feel regret. Perhaps we could have made more educated and informed decisions. Maybe we could have acted with more thought than anger. Maybe. And maybe not. … Continue reading

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