Flowers Growing Through Cracks in the Sidewalk

You wake up, go to a job you may or may not hate, and spend the rest of your waking hours ticking off boxes on a to-do list. Sounds great….not!

It’s Not Just Writer’s Block

You have to like what you are writing before anyone else can. Forget the grade, the publisher, the stats and just write because you love to write. Stephen King's advice, however, doesn't just apply to writing, it applies to life.

The Crazy Roller-coaster that is Self-Distancing

I would describe current events as an indoor roller-coaster; you know nothing about what is up ahead, just hang on for dear life and pray the handlebar is snapped securely into place. Of course the entire time you’re screaming at the top of your lungs to get off this insane ride.

Society Disrupted

Today is DAY 1 of working from home, something that many in the country have been doing for a week now, some even longer.  I have been awake for approximately thirty minutes and already I feel disoriented as chaos spills in upon what is usually my “quiet time.” The two college students, who are now… Continue reading Society Disrupted

I Found Fear in the Toilet Paper Aisle

As I entered the paper goods aisle I was confronted by section after section of empty space. Other shoppers were in the aisle looking just as awestruck as I.  Fortunately, a couple of large cardboard boxes held a dozen packs of the super generic brand of the commodity that had overnight become more precious than gold.