Two days. That was all that I’ve missed in a little over two months. Even still, those two days were (not) planned. My family had to make a special trip into Philadelphia, which since it is cheaper to drive (albeit much longer time-wise), that is what we did. The trip to and the trip back … Continue reading Progress – 2-24-2021 Edition
An interesting concept came up the other day. It involved the idea of daydreaming about the future and waiting for things to happen. In this case, it was discussing the idea that happiness didn’t have to wait for the terms of such things of, “I’ll be happy when I get a new house,” or “I’ll … Continue reading Distracted Focus
As the days build upon days, there is a question that arises I accumulate words in my fervor to become a self-sustaining independent writer. Is the goal worth the process? We often don’t think about that question. We fixate on the goal as though when we achieve it, things will magically change. Sometimes they do, … Continue reading Is The Goal Worth It?
I have a goal with my writing. I want it to be simple. I want my writing to be concise, not flowery. Of course, the poet in me loves to play with language. When trying to convey ideas though, simpler is always better. Readers are clever though, so the temptation to get more complex is … Continue reading Simplicity
On the 6th this month, my family and I spent the day driving from Philadelphia back to Chicago. It was a somewhat expected/unexpected trip to Philly. Unfortunate circumstances seem to be the biggest thing pulling us back lately to where my wife and I grew up and where the bulk of each of our families … Continue reading Resume