There's lots of advice out there to persist, to keep trying, that no one gets anywhere without working regularly. Take this quote for example: You don't start out writing good stuff. You start out writing crap and thinking it's good stuff, and then gradually you get better at it. That's why I say one of... Continue Reading →
Thought for the day: we only have so much time. We need to spend it wisely. Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.Carl Sandberg
Moderation is considered a cornerstone to healthy living, but I just discovered one time when it's definitely not.
I'm not one for rushing. I prefer to take things slowly. But I'm also aware I have only so much time and energy and that can't hope to do everything. Today's quote speaks to me, not only because it's about being kind, but because it recognizes we only have so much time in which to... Continue Reading →
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald is a memoir about how she trained a northern goshawk for falconry after her father's unexpected death. Like her experiences, the book is full of strange, wonderful, and unexpected things, including stories about T.H. White. But the most unexpected thing was when she called John Muir a liar... Continue Reading →