Category: Life Talk

Purging My Body of Tensions: Exercising

I went to the gym this morning: did the spinning class and some free weight exercises that hit all my body parts. The spinning class was the bomb. I felt a load has been lifted from behind my neck. I

Posted in Life Talk

Academic Writing is Delivered & Delivers Me

In fiction—at least in the last six months—my voice has become free. I worry less about what the publishing market demands. Why? Everybody is worried and still only few are getting published. So why not do what I want to

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Who am I?

So important to put our needs in the public sometimes even though we operate within a tradition that makes it appear as if seeking help demonstrates our weakness, our poverty, our insufficiency, rather than our deeds from places of power

Posted in Atheist, Gay Voices, Life Talk, Race Matters

Anxiety Versus Success

Yesterday, as I rewrote a chapter in a novel I’ve been working on for a while, I said to myself, “I hate this fucking shit, I’ve been working on it for years, I just want it done right so I

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Return to the Gym

I have been attending the gym only once a week these days. It worried me a bit but not enough because my body isn’t looking like a cane truck yet. But a friend visited me on Sunday and started playing

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A Book I Should Put Together

It occurred to me on November 6th that I have focused so much on editing my novel that I hadn’t realized I could put together a non-fiction collection. I have consistently posted stuff on Facebook for at least 7 years;

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Too Fast: Reading fast, Walking Fast, Writing Fast

Posted on Facebook on October 4th: Lately, I’ve been moving fast. Too fast. Reading fast. Walking fast. Writing fast. Speaking fast. I need to slow down. I have to slow down. I realized I’ve been exploiting the pool of energy

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Slow Down

Had to remind myself this morning to SLOW DOWN, even slow down the speed with which I move to show others I love them.

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Appreciation for Facebook Friends

Hello my Facebook family, I feel compelled to say I appreciate you. Now that I have said it I feel my day will move easier because many of us need to remember that our peaceful presence, our expressed love, and

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Those Bragging About Sleep Deprivation

I admire many of my friends who brag that they barely get 5 hours of rest each night because they are so committed to work, family, and career goals. The way some of them talk about it, it sounds like

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