I write because it feels good. It’s a way for me to get ideas out of my head and onto the page. My writing is mostly reflective. I pay attention to what’s going on around me and what’s going on inside of me. When I notice something that seems interesting, I write about it.

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The Coffee Shop

I start my mornings the same way each day – up at 5:45, shower, breakfast and coffee while I read the paper, then by 6:45 I’m at my desk and working. That is where I stay until about noon. During those hours my only goal is to keep moving, to outrun my internal critic andContinue Reading

Bookshelf Photos

My mom requested just one thing from my brothers and I this Christmas: an updated photo for the living room bookshelf. Since my parents moved into their house four years ago, the three framed photos on that shelf were of my brothers and I as seniors in high school. Each two years apart by grade,Continue Reading