This photograph is an orange coneflower that grows on our property in Vermont. While it was taken in more of an artistic style, this photo was taken specifically to be cataloged on a website which tracks wildlife and plant life around the world. However, the app turned out to have a nasty community, and after […]
The Sparkle Barn in Wallingford, Vermont is a great shop with tons of artistic handcrafted gifts nested inside an 1800’s dairy barn. My favorite products there are the wide selection of both softbound and hardbound journals. I bought just one today, but there’s little doubt I’ll be returning soon for more! You can also shop […]
I feel as if it should be unnecessary to say, but writers are people, too!
In the world we live in today, it’s tempting to try and force people into cookie-cutter boxes based on their race, gender or sexual orientation. But, we must remind ourselves that every person has their own unique set of circumstances, experiences, and perspective on the world. Only by embracing those differences can we truly harness […]
Here’s how deleting my social media accounts freed me to write what I want whenever and however I want to write it. For many years, social media was a major part of my existence. It’s how I reconnected with people from my past, stayed in touch with my current friends, and met some really great […]
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King
There’s a myth out there that article writing is easy. Yes, when you start writing articles online, you can write about whatever you want. But, don’t think that online writing doesn’t need lots of thought or effort put into it. You can’t just type whatever comes to you, hit ‘publish,’ and expect it to be […]
Advanced metrics may not be kind to the Rem Dawg, and perhaps he wasn’t the greatest player in Red Sox history. But, without the injuries he suffered that took away three of his prime seasons, he would’ve been more than likely a league-average regular for the vast majority of his Red Sox career. Traded to […]
Mr. Marlow is the hero of Joseph Conrad’s novel Heart of Darkness, overcoming the dark, forbidding wilderness of the wild Congo of late 1800’s Africa.