Quotable

Norman Mailer, courtesy of Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac: “Over the years, I’ve found one rule. It is the only one I give on those occasions when I talk about writing. A simple rule. If you tell yourself you are going to be at your desk...

Tune in to the present

After enjoying a Bobby Caldwell concert last week, my brother made an observation that resonated with me and got me thinking of how important it is to be present in our lives. A moment in the season opener of the HBO series Big Love reinforced that, albeit in a...

Quotable

The trick is to keep exploring and not bail out, even when we find out that something is not what we thought. That’s what we’re going to discover again and again and again. Nothing is what we thought. –Pema Chodron, When Things Fall...