When I was very young we lived outside of Detroit, MI. Tornadoes absolutely terrified me. Continue reading
I saw a writing prompt today that urged people to write about what they fear most. Continue reading
I’m going to take a minute to brag about my wife. I’ll call her George, because that’s what I’ve called her for years. Her kids call her Preuss. At first, I was offended. It seemed a little too forward, too familiar for the student – teach relationship. But I learned that they loved her and it was out of affection. Continue reading
This is the most money that I’ve ever held in my hand at one time. $10,000. It was a deceptively small stack on $100 bills. A stack of 100 $1.00 bills seems much thicker and heavier.
What would you do with $10,000 cash?
I got to pay the IRS. Again. As I did every year. Continue reading
Have you ever heard a song so powerful that it made you stop and just think for a few minutes? Continue reading
I sat through a webinar last night. I’ve been getting e-mails from Jeff Goins since 2013. It’s not hard to join his Tribe Writers e-mail list. I’m actually enrolled on several lists and web sites – Writing.com, NaNoWriMo, Grammarbook, Writer’s Life, just to name a few. They are all packed full of useful information and motivation. But Goins’ just seemed a little bit different to me. More interested in the success of hopeful writers. Continue reading