Those of you who know me through the writers conferences I attend, you have heard me talk about my friend Patrick von Wiegandt. He is the owner of vwtapes.com and travels the world recording conferences of all kinds. He’s been recording writers conferences for years going all the way back to the first Maui Writers … 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 →
Forgive me dear readers for being a most ungracious blogger, I’ve been long over due for a post, but we’ve had a lot on our hands. I’m sure some of you are aware of the situation with my mother, she suffers from Parkinsons and we moved her to a residential care home earlier this year. … Read the rest →
That my friends, is the question of the day. This morning I helped my mother pack all of the clothes, books, and trinkets that she will be allowed to take with her when we move her to the care home tomorrow. Six pairs of pants, seven shirts, three night shirts, five pairs of socks, two … 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.