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

A First Time for Everything

Who was it who said, "Do something every day that terrifies you"? Albert Einstein? Ben Franklin? Lewis Carroll? I'm not that often outside of my comfort zone. But, two weekends ago, I filled my quota. I wasn't terrified, though, just a bit nervous. I went backpacking for two nights in Mt Rainier wilderness with one … Continue reading A First Time for Everything