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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

This is one of the many articles/review that I have reblogged from Caffeine Crew, the collaborative geek blog I write for.  I am in the process of truly posting these here on my personal blog.  1,192 more words

Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity – Part Three

Bird by Bird: Anne Lamott’s Timeless Advice on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity

Hope, as Chesterton said, is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate. 245 more words



On Saturday, I found myself driving home from the far side of Dallas, which takes about three hours. There is a convenient place to stop at the halfway point, and by then I am usually ready to pause for a few minutes and congratulate myself for making it through Dallas traffic without hyperventilating. 231 more words


January Reading Wrap Up

Winter break and the surge of productivity that comes with the start of a new year have left me feeling exhilarated. Specifically, I am super pumped about reading in 2016. 756 more words


Stardust: A Spoiler-Free Review

I loved the movie Stardust as a child. I loved the story, the romance, the world, everything about it. And until recently, I had no idea it was originally a book! 290 more words


Nothing Wrong With Warts

I recently read Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ and a particular line really got me thinking;

Nobody looks like what they really are on the inside.

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