So, you know how it feels when you bail out of your plane over the Himalayas and make your way to a village in northern India where the poor villagers believe you have been sent by Shiva to retrieve a sacred stone, along with the village children, from evil forces in the nearby Pankot Palace? … Continue reading How it Feels
Dear D, Sometimes I'll take the time to write about my own heart on Write Now. And to get back into the swing of things after a disappointingly long time away from the blog, this is one of those times. I dreamt about you last night. Or... I suppose nightmare may be the more appropriate term, given that I awoke … Continue reading Dear D.
Heroes, giants, wizards, true love (twoo wuv) and more. I just looked up the year The Princess Bride movie was released: 1987. Thirty. Years. Can you believe it!? Inconceivable! Based on a novel of the same name by William Goldman, it's still one of the most quotable flicks of all time. I should know; I was … Continue reading As You Wish
I think a lot, sometimes to the point of inducing panic or paralysis, about the razor-sharp edge that defines the barrier. You know, the space between seconds. That slice of time when something happens that irrevocably changes the trajectory of a life and forever alters one's heart. That split second when a doctor gives a dreaded … Continue reading In that Space Between Seconds
You know what they say about the road to Hell... I had the best of intentions to write my first "real" blog post (something more than just, hey, I'm here) to reflect a carefully prepared outline about the sorts of things I intend to cover here at Write Now. I had thought I would list … Continue reading Spinach Leaves Provide Scaffold on Which to Grow Heart Tissue
OK, well... It took significantly longer than "under an hour" to set up my site here on WordPress. I really hadn't thought I was that technically challenged, but the reality of the situation is that it took me several hours last night to get Right Now looking anywhere close to what I was aiming for, and … Continue reading Getting Started