Lingerers and Quitters

This month's issue of Psychology Today has a great article, "Move On!" , encouraging us all to do just that. If you're thinking of escaping but second guessing yourself like crazy, this is the article for you. An excerpt: "Some people plod away in dreary jobs and dead relationships, while others are forever cutting people … Continue reading Lingerers and Quitters

Escape of the Day: Gaping Void

I had never heard of Hugh MacLeod's graphic and contemplative realm, Gaping Void, until today. In it, he explores his own ways of staying creative while juggling a full-time job. He is actually an advocate of keeping, not escaping, the ol' day job. On the matter of salvaging creative energy and preventing employers from sucking … Continue reading Escape of the Day: Gaping Void

Trouble | Joel Chandler Harris

"You'll be lookin' for him in the broom grass and he'll be sneakin' up on you in the water." --Woody of The Wren's Nest Today I sat in the steamy heat of a West End Victorian garden and listened to the folktale of Brer Alligator, who didn't know what trouble was but decided it couldn't … Continue reading Trouble | Joel Chandler Harris