June 2010

Making It

Recently, as I was describing a picture I had painted, someone asked me if I was an “artist.” “Oh no,” I said. “I’m not an artist. I just like to paint and draw.” “But I am a writer,” I added as an afterthought. It was a new acquaintance, someone unfamiliar with my personal psychoses about […] Read more

Full Time

Today, I experienced one of life’s greatest joys: coming home after a long day of work to find a box from Amazon.com. I felt my spirit lift a little as I opened the mailbox and saw the box wedged snugly in there. What made this particular delivery even more delightful was that I knew it […] Read more