Art life musings 

Creative Passion – My Manifesto

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.” ~ Jack Kerouac     Why, why, oh why, do I insist on trying to mainstream? Why am I trying to be like that, like everyone else? I have tried so many times over the years to be normal and mainstream  – it always felt wrong and uncomfortable. I know I’m not like others – I never have been. I’ve known this since I was a child. I am meant for more. The creative…

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life musings 

Coffeehouse Raw: Random Ramblings

Clear your mind. Clear your thoughts. Writing is my own form of meditation.  I’m in love with Dirty Chai. I love chai tea as it is, but a chai with espresso – it is a caffeinated one-two punch of savory flavor. This is my new fave “go juice”. I love this coffeehouse. I love this town. I love sitting here writing. I love that when I’m in here my iPhone gets absolutely no reception and I end up with “no service”. Self-imposed silent time with no disturbing distractions from technology and…

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life musings on the fly 

Hell of Writing

My muse can be a cruel bitch. There are lots of stories and voices running through my head, wanting to break free and be written. I cannot stifle them. I try to fit them into one voice, one style… this cannot be done. Each story has a voice all its own. Tons of stories to be told – to be written – spewing forth from my mind with reckless abandon. Sometimes they come at me so fast that I cannot write or type fast enough – yet there are other…

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