Category Archives: Personal Success

“Late for Leaving”

Before my time, my mother worked with this guy who would often leave early on his  lunch break, stay away for three hours, and come back about 30 minutes before the end of the work day. Usually he would mention that he did this because he didn’t want to be “late for leaving.” There’s a …

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Promotions Progress

For the last few months, I have designated Thursdays as “Marketing Thursdays.” While I haven’t yet done more actual marketing on Thursdays, I have dedicated that day to familiarizing myself with new options to promote my work, and by extension, myself as an author. I’ve mentioned this a few times before. I’m happy to report …

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“Upon the Heath”

The above is my most recent painting. As this post, it is titled, “Upon the Heath.” oil on canvas. I am not totally in love with this painting. In fact in some key ways it is one of  if not my least favorite of all my paintings. Yet in other ways, it has done something …

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24 Hour TheatreFest: Conclusion

I rarely spend 14 hours in a row away from home, unless I am on vacation or something. But yesterday I did, arriving at the theater at 8:00AM, and leaving at about 9:30PM. I won’t leave you suspense; my play, based on the laughs from the audience, was a success. The writers weren’t required to …

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Keep Moving in 2017

There are a mere few hours remaining in 2016. It’s a quasi-arbitrary metric, of course; plenty of people don’t use the same calendar to mark the years. Even if they did, what exactly changes, other than said calendar? Nothing, really. Any New Year is a convenient marker for assessment of one’s life. It’s passing gives …

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