Bathtub Insight: How to be Original

Luxury is day when meetings don’t begin until noon so I can start the morning in my jacuzzi bathtub, re-reading the classics. I can read a book a half dozen times and each time some new insight pops out. Case in point, The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron....

Is It Funny?

“Is it funny?”he asks. This when I tell him I’ve written a one woman show. “It has elements of the ridiculous about it,” I hedge. Partly because I’m in the habit of slipping quotes from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice into...

Elder

The World Domination Summit is a gathering of 2,500 people from 30 countries, dedicated to living a remarkable life in a conventional world. I was the oldest one there. I have no proof of being the oldest. But a casual scan of the crowd produced nobody older. Except...

Where Have All Your Good Words Gone?

Sometimes, late at night, I lose my will and allow myself to become enthralled by the internet. Like the bats that circle my backyard on a summer evening, I move mindlessly through the shadowlands. With each circuit I feel my vitality fade a little, leached by the...