Posts Tagged: love

Moms, moms everywhere…

…and a card for every one. I am surrounded by plenty of Moms.  As all of you are, too.  My Stepmom is all that remains of the family group, but there is my sister (Mom of 2) and plenty of good friends (Moms of many). I have known some of them all my life and… Read more »

Love is not just for lovers

We interrupt your regularly scheduled series on my creative influences for this important message: I love Valentine’s Day. Does this seem odd for someone without his own “special someone”?  I don’t think so.  Or, more accurately, I don’t think I am without a special someone. I have wonderful memories of Valentine’s Day.  For a long… Read more »

When did this turn into work?

Blog posts were temporarily disabled due to a still unexplained interruption in my access to my website.  I apologize to all you deprived fans out there.  Now, read on… Having a successful couple of weeks recently in making great progress on “What Next?”, I had a moment for some introspection to contrast the style and… Read more »

Writing from (in)Experience

“Writing week” continues on the JMD blog.  Now, read on… Just a day after I post a blog about not spending any time reading the myriad books dedicated to creative writing, I want to talk today about a piece of advice I once read about writing:  write from experience. I always assumed this to mean… Read more »

Legal cheating

Yesterday’s post was out of character for my normally (and purposely) lighthearted blog.  However, seeing as I’ve taken a step down that path, maybe I’ll take another day or two to explore the darker side of human nature. Funny thing about cheating; in most instances, it’s against the law.  Cheat on your taxes?  Crime.  Cheat… Read more »

A home filled with love….and hate

Two words that are overused (or perhaps just carelessly?) in everyday conversation.  I think that tends to unfairly weaken the power of the former and unwisely soften the meanness of the latter. I mean, really, we “love” everything from TV shows to food to inanimate objects.  What does that say about our love for each… Read more »