Perseverance is not my strongest suit. I get easily distracted by the next shiny subject and drop the one that I just got bored with. I can easily figure out others, but have trouble fixing myself. Why do I stop pursuing one difficult task and quickly move to another? What am I afraid of? It's … Continue reading The Enthusiasm of Failure
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young." Mark Twain Learning to blog is like learning a new skill. A new language. I am more creative than technical. I'd rather write a poem on the philosophy … Continue reading The Language of Learning
Photo by Burst on Pexels.com The frosted cobblestone street gleams in the moonlight. I step aside not to break the honeycomb of small vintage mirrors echoing the throbbing stars above. The moon smiles on me, like a gold-toothed gypsy about to sweet-talk me out of the last dime in my pocket. The wind is salty, … Continue reading The Moon in my Pocket
"All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence you know." - Ernest Hemingway Great advice from Master Hemingway, isn't it? Just write that TRUE sentence and you're off to a great start. If I could interview Mr. Hemingway, I'd ask him what makes a sentence ring TRUE. Is it … Continue reading True Sentence?
"Writing is a way of talking without getting interrupted." Jules Renaud I am a shy person. Painfully shy, I should emphasize, now that I live in an another country and speak a second language I still don't have a command of yet. When I left Romania almost 15 years ago, I'd hoped that I would … Continue reading Writing over talking