Summer Reading

Laying out by a pool with a book {not necessarily a good one}, is my favorite way to relax during the summer. Luckily, this summer, I have some really good books set aside for those spare solitary moments I can sneak in between trips to the park and the grocery store. I haven’t done any…

I’m Trying to Become a Writer

I’m trying to become a writer. For the last few months I have done all within my power to learn more about the craft of writing. Stephen King told me in On Writing to “not come lightly to the page.” Anne Lamott showed me that the act of writing turns out to be its own…

{On Losing}

You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes you might just find you get what you need. {The Rolling Stones} It was in the back of my mind all weekend. I’m not going to lie: I wanted to win and I thought I had a pretty good chance. Silas woke me…