I once heard that authors, and all artists, must possess a degree of professional vanity. In some part of themselves, … Continue reading Talent, But No Gas.
OIt’s my birthday today. 35. In some ways, it’s a big number. In others, it’s just another birthday. But I … Continue reading Sweet Things: A Birthday Wish for Everyone.
To My Fellow Creators, This year has been strange. At times, it has pranced and pirouetted along the edge of … Continue reading Our Brothers’ Keepers, an Open Letter to My Fellow Creators
I had an experience today that bolstered my faith in humanity. It goes back to a point I made in … Continue reading Bringers of Light: How Little Things Are Big
It’s down to the final two weeks in my fundraiser to assist Ahimsa House. They provide shelter and care for … Continue reading The Bitter End: Last Gasps of a Donation Initiative
I keep coming back to this concept of altruism. The word beats on the door of me, and refuses to … Continue reading Serving Others, Serving Ourselves: Donation Update
I haven’t posted my own thoughts here recently, primarily because I fell down a hole–a Statistical Rabbit Hole, to be … Continue reading Who Me?: Progress on the Ahimsa House Fundraiser, and Various Bits
On the first, I started my Donation Initiative for Ahimsa House, a charitable organization based in Atlanta that seeks … Continue reading “Look for the Helpers”: The First Week
It’s not something that many people give much thought to in their daily lives. In fact, Motor Neuron Disease is … Continue reading The Gulf Between Pity and Empathy: ALS and Cultural Response
Most of us don’t really understand what it’s like to live with an abuser. So many times, I see the … Continue reading Stuff Can Be Replaced: Pets, Flight, and the Cycle of Abuse