“Without reflection, we go blindly on our way, creating more unintended consequences, and failing to achieve anything useful.” ~ Margaret J. Wheatley “It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.” ~ Marcus Tillius Cicero “My role in society, or any artist’sContinue reading “Reflections”

Terrible TV

“A moment of anger can destroy a lifetime of work, whereas a moment of love can break barriers that took a lifetime to build.” ~ Leon Brown “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” ~ Anne Frank “A hero is someone who has given hisContinue reading “Terrible TV”


“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” ~ Milton Berle “Your big opportunity may be right where you are now.” ~ Napoleon Hill “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” ~ Betty Friedan Recently I’ve been helping my sister brainstorm ideas for a series of YouTube videos to helpContinue reading “Opportunities”

Review: Army Brats

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at the typewriter and bleed.” ~ Ernest Hemingway “What underlies great science is what underlies great art, whether it is visual or written, and that is the ability to distinguish patterns out of chaos.” ~ Diana Gabaldon “When I am writing best, I reallyContinue reading “Review: Army Brats”

Writing Emotions

“I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.” ~ Henri Matisse “I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.” ~ James A. Michener “The best and most beautiful thing in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They mustContinue reading “Writing Emotions”