Telling stories is the only thing that machines cannot automate.
Walking the dog Automation requires a complex series of if-this-then-this, stories are not that simple. Photo by Malachi Brooks on Unsplash Daily walks with the dog through the neighborhood I will engage neighbors in conversation. Depending on what they are doing the conversations can be as simple as “hello.” Other topics that open communication “How long have you […]
When all you want to do is write.
This Writer’s Journey The overwhelming feeling of happiness, the kind that lingers around for a while. Photo by Alex Wigan on Unsplash Soon after publishing my most recent article, I discovered something was different. The feeling of being thrilled and enthusiastic about life which soon turned into happiness. I have had happy moments in the past, but today […]
The challenge — Staying Focused and working with distractions.
A writer’s Journey Publication Lots can happen in one year — and it did for me. Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash 2020 is now in the Rearview Mirror Now that 2020 is behind me in the rearview mirror, I can fully focus 2021 on being that full-time writer I want to be for years. On Wednesday, January 1, 2020 […]
How to capture your endless stream of writing ideas
You may already have the tool and use it, or it is not in use today. Photo by Kari Shea on Unsplash How to capture your endless stream of writing ideas You may already have the tool and use it, or it is not in use today. Our conscious mind is receiving ideas all the time, […]
What Early retirement looked like for us
Photo by Ruediger Theiselmann on Unsplash The master Plan When I was younger, I had this notion I wanted to retire by age 50, thinking age 65 was too far away, So at age 57 several events and circumstances made us consider early retirement. Our new master plan was to sell our home and with the […]