Podcasts, Movies and More

My guest today, Trevor Valenzuela, is another former student of mine. As with most of the other students, we met when he took the acting I class. We have an extra connection through podcasting. He knows a lot about movies and it was fun talking with him about our mutual love of them. As youContinue reading “Podcasts, Movies and More”

My Kind of Story

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist “Self-acknowledgment boosts your emotional and spiritual immunity, giving you the strength you need to release the past and rise above fear, doubt or resignation.” ~ Debbie Ford As I’ve written here manyContinue reading “My Kind of Story”

Late Summer Blossoms

“The Law of Divine Compensation posits that this is a self-organizing and self-correcting universe: the embryo becomes the baby, the bud becomes a blossom, the acorn becomes an oak tree. Clearly, there is some invisible force that is moving every aspect of reality to its next best expression.” ~ Marianne Williamson “Any human anywhere willContinue reading “Late Summer Blossoms”

My Five Things

This week’s podcast “What Should I Read Next” hosted by Anne Bogel was extremely thought provoking. Anne had Tara Anderson as her guest. Tara hosts the NPR podcast Five Things. Here is the description from the NPR site: “How do the objects we love define us? What can we learn from the things we treasure?Continue reading “My Five Things”

To Redo or Not to Redo

“Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.” ~ Denis Waitley This summer I’ve gone back to a project I started last summer. It’s the audiobook for my first novel, The Space Between Time. Over the interveningContinue reading “To Redo or Not to Redo”