Failure and Evolution: Part II

Almost a year ago, I wrote about the beginnings of my personal evolution--in terms of politics, science, religion, race, etc. I meant to follow up after like a month. I'd like to say that I just got too busy. I had just quit full-time copyediting, and I was studying to finish my first certification course … Continue reading Failure and Evolution: Part II

Failure and Evolution: Part I

LAST November, for the third year in a row I signed up for NaNoWriMo, and for the third year in a row I fell far short of the 50,000 word goal. I could get discouraged by that consistent failure, but I'll keep NaNoing because I'm learning and making progress in my writing each time I try. Failure … Continue reading Failure and Evolution: Part I

The value of long silences

Silences are for turning inwards, for being present. I needed a long silence. I needed that time to think, time to live, time to heal, and time to laugh, discover, and love. I haven’t really blogged or maintained a website in more than a year and a half now. For a while I was barely able to post the shortest updates on social media.