A Word for 2022 and a Hot Dog for a Stranger

Jan. 31, 2022 by

I paid for the last hot dog, but the guy behind the counter handed it to a stranger. After standing in line for most of the second half of the Washington vs Eagles game, I wasn’t at the top of

Fearful and a New Kind of Warrior

Dec. 31, 2021 by

A curse of being creative is the ability to imagine the worst. The horror stories you write become actual possibilities, and a simple unanswered call turns into an abduction. I’m very good at this. In my lifetime, I’ve imagined someone’s

Facing My Delusions of Grandeur and Still Dreaming Big

Jul. 31, 2021 by

As I write this, I am fighting the reality that I probably won’t pull off my big book launch plan. My plan involved videos and being witty and lots of social media exposure. But at 11:08 pm on Friday night,

When It’s Time for the Dream to Go

Mar. 30, 2017 by

Letting go of my dream isn’t something I thought I would ever consider. Over the weekend, I had a meltdown, though. I got to the middle of my Saturday and realized I’ve been spending my life in one place while

The Work of Dreams from a Recovering Dream Hypocrite

The Work of Dreams from a Recovering Dream Hypocrite

Oct. 13, 2016 by

A dream may be a wish your heart makes, but it takes elbow grease to turn it into reality. I have this dream about writing novels. It’s not huge or anything. No winning an Oscar or climbing Mt. Everest —

Brand- Your Promise dancing with their Opinion

Brand- Your Promise dancing with their Opinion

Nov. 24, 2015 by

  Whether you like it or not, you have a brand already. It’s probably not displayed in some nifty logo or clever tagline. But it’s there. It’s been decided for you, and it can be found in the opinions of

Are You Dreaming Big Enough?

Are You Dreaming Big Enough?

Aug. 20, 2013 by

  “If we don’t need God in order to achieve the dreams we’re dreaming then we’re not dreaming big enough.”   Have you been dreaming big enough lately?  I have decided to dream big. It was an actual choice. At

Slow Mail Tuesday–Bucket List,

Slow Mail Tuesday–Bucket List,

Nov. 13, 2012 by

Dear Bucket List, I realized the other day that I might not get around to attending to each item I’ve put on you. Seeing Niagara Falls and visiting the Grand Canyon aren’t long shots yet, and I can mark going


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