Category Archives: Life

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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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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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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I caved.

Yes. I did it. I caved. You may recall back on January 7, 2011 I posted an article entitled “Content is King”. If not, by all means check it out, you will need the ammunition to judge me when I confess: … Continue reading

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Things to do when you are in a pissy mood.

We’ve all been there. Your day is sailing alone fine, when lo and behold something or more often, someone ticks you off. Now you are pissy. What to do to bounce back and fling yourself back into the sunshine? 1. … Continue reading

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Midnight in Paris. Woody Allen. Need I say more?

Fair warning: I am not a film critic. Being a critic has never been my deal. Frankly I am always concerned that I will hurt someone’s feelings. No matter how much I may dislike something, I hesitate to rip it … Continue reading

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