I once saw a cartoon with the caption, “The trouble with being a writer is that when you’re looking out a window, nobody believes you’re working.”
Personally, the trouble with being a writer is working so much that I don’t spend enough time looking out windows.
What about you? Do you spend time to wonder? To be amazed at nature? To observe a child discovering something for the first time? To watch a puppy chasing a butterfly?
Am I too focused on getting things done to enjoy the things I’m doing?
I think I’ll add the following to my to-do list this week: Read more →
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I was blessed by being born into a family of readers. One of the first lessons I remember learning is that “books are your friends.” My parents taught my brothers and me to treat books with respect, to cherish the words within them, and, when we had a question, to “look it up.” That love and respect for books and reading nurtured my love of learning and sense of wonder.
So, it’s hardly surprising that the only thing in my life stacked higher than my to-be-read and reads-in-progress piles is my pile of items needing filed. The following books have been pulled from my overflowing bookshelves and are either on my nightstand or next to my recliner — and are in various stages of read-ness: Read more →
Pause for a moment today and reflect on the memory of those who died during the 9/11 terrorist attack, those who died in defense of our country, and those who are still fighting for our freedom today.