Thought for the Day: The Books I Haven’t Written

“The books I haven’t written are better than the books other people have.” Cyril Connolly This Twitter post made my jaw drop. Finally someone said what I have thought all these years. I used to get depressed when I read so many books that were so bad. As I turned each page, I hoped itContinue reading “Thought for the Day: The Books I Haven’t Written”

Thought for the Day: Getting to Happy

“Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.” –Margaret Lee Runbeck “It is better to travel well than to arrive.” — Buddha How many times have you heard someone say “Oh, I’ll be happy when I win a Pulitzer” or “Oh, I’ll be happy when I hit the New YorkContinue reading “Thought for the Day: Getting to Happy”

Thought for the Day: Keeping it real(istic)?

One of the saddest lines in the world is, ‘Oh come now – be realistic.’ The best parts of this world were not fashioned by those who were realistic. They were fashioned by those who dared to look hard at their wishes and gave them horses to ride. — Richard Nelson Bolles Dream big. DreamContinue reading “Thought for the Day: Keeping it real(istic)?”

Music Monday: I know how it will end because it’s already been told…

I love music. Music is the soundtrack to my life. Music is the wallpaper of my life, and my writing is infused with the sounds I love. Every Monday I will post songs that have made it into the soundtrack of my life. First one up is KING’s Hey. A friend who is an ethnomusicologist (IContinue reading “Music Monday: I know how it will end because it’s already been told…”