I’m always looking for things to distract me, or maybe distractions are looking for me. Whichever way you want to view it, I’m aware of the end result. I find myself wandering from one thing to the next, looking for new and interesting things. That’s how I ended up filling out surveys for an online polling company. View full article »
Archive for August, 2011
If life is a highway, I’m going to be hit by a passing bus any minute now. I can’t seem to stop spinning. Can’t stop long enough to see where I’m going or where I’m standing right now.
I know, it’s in my nature, I know it’s ADHD. I know that I’m being distracted from the thing that distracted me from the thing that distracted me [... ad nauseam ] from the thing that I started to do when I got up this morning, right? Yes, but I’m noticing that it’s worse than it’s ever been. View full article »
Just under a month ago, my wife passed away. Within three days of that, my last remaining uncle also died. Needless to say, I haven’t been myself. I’ve been remiss in posting to my blog, not because I didn’t have anything to say, but because I didn’t have the voice to say it. View full article »
My friend, Elaine Doy (mentioned in Monday’s post), is a “painter extraordinaire” and her work thrills me. But I was not surprised to learn that she is often unhappy with her work while she’s working on it. She says she starts to paint and then takes a look at what she’s done and despairs of it ever being what she wants it to be. I’m personally pleased that she perseveres. View full article »
I’m sorry I’ve been out of touch. It’s not like me to be silent so long, it’s not like me to be silent at all. I’m afraid I’ve had some tragedy in my life these last two weeks. I’ve suffered a loss, and I’m unable to discuss it at this time.
But I need to move forward, not on, not away from, just forward. Part of that will be starting to write again. And this will be my second shot at it. View full article »