This is less a “top” ten list, and more a “random” ten list. Who could put gratitude in any rational order, anyway? Stories - the infinite number of stories to be told. Or maybe there is only one real story, but an infinite variety of ways to tell it. Either way, the well of stories never runs … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Top Ten
Happy Thanksgiving weekend! While we all (I hope) take a break to enjoy friends, family, and food (the three f's of a good life!), here's my contribution this month to The Writers Vineyard. Five things writers can be grateful for. Here is a sample: Other writers. This year during NaNoWriMo, I've met a handful of … Continue reading Five Reasons for Writers to Give Thanks: On TWV
I want to thank all the readers of Point No Point for your interest and support. May today gift us with a sense of rest, peace, and deep gratitude for all the universe has to offer.
Do you think it is a coincidence that we eat ourselves silly on the holiday devoted to gratitude? Or perhaps, as we strive to be full of thanks, we decide to settle for being full of mashed potatoes. (I'm not complaining. I love mashed potatoes, and mine are simmering on my stove as I write … Continue reading To be full of thanks
Watching friends play music always serves as an attitude adjustment. When they are also terrific musicians, the adjustment can take you all the way to joy. Saturday came around cold, damp, and grey. The kind of morning it seems like the devil himself knows you are home. I had a pain in my shoulder that … Continue reading No One Gets Out of Here Alive (Thankfully)