Responding to a quote can make for a rich writing experience. Here’s one to try today. Continue reading Today’s writing prompt
Being included in an article about the spiritual discipline of rest has caused me to consider how much I try to “get done” and even how I greet others. Continue reading ISO rest on Labor Day weekend
Originally posted on Crickets and Cardigans:
January has long been noted as the logical time to make profound and meaningful resolutions — to snack less and walk more, to quit being lazy and start being a better person. January also falls during a holiday season, it is the coldest and darkest part of the year, and it is mere weeks away from my birthday making… Continue reading September is the New January
It’s surprising how a small change can make something possible — like waterskiing behind an old fishing boat … Continue reading Waterskiing: simple as home
Sometimes (always?) the most challenging part of writing is getting started. That’s why I created this Memoir Moment writing tool that will guide you into writing a tiny piece of your story. Continue reading Take-along writing prompt
I was mesmerized decades ago by a swarm of flashing fireflies in Japan and wondered, do they synchronize their flashes? Well, this week I got my answer! Continue reading Fireflies: a mystery solved!
Jon and I have worked out a recipe for really good matcha lattes. And here it is … Continue reading Making a matcha latte
I recently was mistakenly believed to be 25 — haha! (Thanks, Zoom.) That’s an age I would never want to return to but, on reflection, one that has been foundational to the person I’ve become. Continue reading On (not) being 25
Doodling a gift bag for my Dad today, and celebrating him and the other dads in my life … Jon, Jon’s dad, Grandpa, Grandad, Otousan and other special dad-figures. Thank you for being there, and Happy Father’s Day! (And thanks, D, for the inspiration!) Continue reading Father’s Day
My memoir was released by Camphor Press a year ago today — and what a year it has been! Now The Same Moon and I are heading back out into the world … Continue reading Happy birthday, buddy!