fear of failure

Lost along the path

The last couple of years I have been promising myself I would participate in (and win) NaNoWriMo. There have been two years in which I won. I'm convinced it was a fluke. Not that I doubt that I'm a writer. My cousin once told me that you're not a writer unless you're published. They were… Continue reading Lost along the path

Florida, musings

Life Beyond the Warehouse

In May I posted "A Life Behind the Warehouse" and I wanted to expand on that post. For a time there was something spiritual about the place for me. A big parking lot with two huge buildings housing enormous stores. I felt small in their shadows and I liked mine the best because it was… Continue reading Life Beyond the Warehouse

California Life, time lost and found, versions of the truth

Entangling Memory and Place

Places become the canvas for memory. Of course art describes this. Labors to reveal to all that places and memories are not simply ephemeral things which can be treated as fantasy and fancy. Art is that blessed purgatory wherein all that has not or perhaps cannot be weighed and proved in one lifetime still becomes… Continue reading Entangling Memory and Place