Inspiration

when’s your brain on fire?

question - when's your brain on fire? you know what i'm talking about. when you're brain is lit up, firing on all cylinders, working on full power. After a salty, sweaty run? Bright and early first...

Why We Write

A couple of years ago, in the wake of my mom’s triple-negative breast cancer diagnosis, I wrote a series of blog posts for the Huffington Post and then for The LIVESTRONG Foundation about what...

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soul work

Confession - I usually read multiple books at the same. It's usually two - maybe three; and I consciously choose books that don't go together naturally. Right now, it's Ernest Cline's Ready Player One...

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Moving Content Into Your Website

I caught myself saying the phrase ‘moving content in’ several times the other day; I was referring to moving content into a website – I guess like, moving into a new apartment or a...

what on earth: six fav idioms for earth day

There’s a really funny scene in the movie Annie Hall when after a totally spacey monologue by Christopher Walken’s character Duane to Woody Allen’s character Alvy Singer, Allen stands up, and says, “Well, I...

say yes to your ideas today

Yes Day! is a really lovely children’s book written Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld. (Note: You might recognize Amy’s name from her sweet and gut-wrenching NYT Modern Love essay.) The book’s concept is simple – every...

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How to Write About Someone Else

When I left teaching high school English, I had a bunch of things from my classroom that I was taking home with me. I had a couple of boxes there in my classroom –...

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