Tag Archives: hopelessness

Suicide Can’t Be An Option

I’m mourning the death of Anthony Bourdain as if he were a relative, though I never met the man, only in print. My friend Ed after we both recently reread all of his books said, it’s because his writing was … Continue reading

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Faith In Your Art

Art props you up if you remain faithful to it, giving it the attention required. Stephen King says…you must write and read every day, no exceptions. I agree, but my faith is shaky judging myself harshly not waiting for anyone … Continue reading

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Reaping What You Know

Whenever I see anyone cry, I stop. I can’t help it. A person in that much apparent distress deserves a kind word. Today was a hard one for me. It began being the twenty-first anniversary of my friend Bill’s passing … Continue reading

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