And yes, it is Wednesday, and yes, I have blown my deadline. Le Sigh. But I have been working, but I have also started working with a nutritionist, to help me lose weight, I’ve begun meditating again, and I’ve increased my time at the gym. All good excuses, but I’m going to have be a … Read the rest →
Okay, so last Monday, I was lamenting the failure of my chair. How it failed to keep my fat ass suspended in space at the proper level, that I might get some work done. And how my inability to work, sent me to my bookshelf and re-read a favorite poem by Pablo Neruda. Well this … Read the rest →
In the last month or so, I have found myself in some difficult situations that involve various levels of mediocrity. Let me explain, I have many creative friends, with great ideas. They write books, make movies, and organize events. God bless them, for the hard work they put in, but unfortunately, in their latest go … Read the rest →
Okay, it’s Monday and it’s time for me to come out….. I am a failure. A dismal one at that. Really. I try to hard to keep up appearances, and set goals and meet deadlines, but then there are days where I wind up a dismal failure. I blame my brain. Now, truth is I … Read the rest →
We had a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner and of course, I ate too much, the turkey was awesome, the conversation light and entertaining, the desserts, plentiful and delicious. But now, the dishes are clean, the silver is stowed for another year. But I’m still in the mood to give thanks. Many of you may know that … Read the rest →
Social Alchemy is a place that celebrates the creative spirit. It is my belief that creativity is what will save us. The desire to express one's spirit through writing, painting, film making, theater or any other art form, takes courage. Engaging in the creative process is a form of alchemy, once you you go down that road, you are not the same person you were when you started. I may not agree with all of the beliefs expressed in the end result, I do believe in the process and in the urge to communicate with our fellow women and men.