Do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am — a reluctant enthusiast . . . a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic.Save the other half of yourselves and your lives for pleasure and adventure. It is not enough to fight for the land; it is even more important to enjoy it. While you can. While… Continue reading Run The Rivers, Ramble Out Yonder, Explore
“What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn’t have any doubt – it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn’t want to go anywhere else.” Hal Boyle I’m taking a river hiatus this weekend and I’m pretty positive that means no Internet access. Pictures and details to… Continue reading River Hiatus
“It is by sitting down to write every morning that one becomes a writer.”Gerald Brenan This morning I sat down and wrote 2 pages pretty much effortlessly. Is it like that every morning? No. But I sit down every morning with the intention and desire to write and then I write, most every day. Some… Continue reading Becoming A Writer
I saw this first on a wonderful writing website. Warning strong language.
“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” Joan Didion I never made it back to the computer last night, after a long busy day at work, a 1 hour gym session, and a 1 1/2… Continue reading Why do you write?
If I’m trying to sleep, the ideas won’t stop. If I’m trying to write, there appears a barren nothingness. ~Carrie Latet My quote would be when I’m in the middle of work at the cafe, the ideas won’t stop. When I sit down to put them to paper, there appears a barren nothingness. Last week… Continue reading A Barren Nothingness
“The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours – it is an amazing journey – and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This is the… Continue reading An Amazing Journey