Day 14/21

Today, I am grateful for… muffins ┬ámy brain ┬ámaking it through the day 3) Muffins. It’s a funny little thing. Comfort food. Do we eat it to feel good or do we eat it because we feel bad? I have noticed a trend with comfort food that I get for myself. It tends to be […]

Day 13/21

Today, I am grateful for… good ideas an abundance of good ideas time to write 2) Ever since I was a kid I have loved Tolkien. Like really loved Tolkien. My father had his first editions that I have worn down to the spine. He has a 10 year anniversary edition that is absolutely stunning. […]

Day 11/21

Today,  I am grateful for… Having somewhere to go Having a way to get there Having down time 1) I have a need to flee.  It is very real and can be deeply upsetting.  When I’m healthy it translates into wanderlust. When I’m unhealthy it translates into running away.  When I feel trapped, when it […]

Day 10/21

Today,  I am grateful for… A vocal email Dinner with my work people Bedding down for a night in 1) Today, I received a, shall we say, strongly worded email.  It was among the first I’ve received. It was based on my blog here. I was very surprised.  Words, man. Words can send people over […]

Day 9/21

Today, I am grateful for… my endlessly inexhaustible typewriter ribbon invitations to lunch parties how easy it is to change a room layout 1) I feel like I don’t talk enough about the weird ones on my list, so I will start to include them a bit more and let’s just talk about the weird […]

Day 8/21

Today, I am grateful for… poetry producing fast, dirty, & cheap content creators 2) Money. That is what I hear about more than anything else with regards to art. I want to burn it all. That is what the kids talk about and I hate it. The first thing out of young artists’ mouths is […]

Day 3/21

Today, I am grateful for… working heaters getting up this early friends who care to drive out & see me Points 1. & 2. sort of go hand in hand, but I have to pick one…2. I guess… Getting up this early is significant. It is a big deal. When you are in a rut–physically/mentally, […]