It's kind hilarious to me how I vacillate between "OMG MY JOB IS THE BEST AND I'M SO PASSIONATE AND EVERYONE ROCKS" and staying up until 2am maniacally mapping out an escape plan like a prisoner at Alcatraz.
This may be the truest and most beautiful thing I've ever read. Who wants to join me in the field? "Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, this is a field. I'll meet you there." - Rumi
I'm not going to address the heated political debate as of late since, frankly, I can't really say anything that hasn't already been said. Instead, I'm just going to share my favorite quotes on patriotism. I'm actually a big non-fan of patriotism - I don't care for worship or ideology of any kind - but … Continue reading Favorite Quotes on Patriotism
You can't strengthen muscles that have never been strained.
Have you ever considered that you can be right without holding a poor opinion of those who are wrong?
Found this quote on a friends FB page and it just resonated with me: Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would never have given up on them. Attribution unknown.
Does this not apply to writing in every way possible?? Brilliant, those Pixar folks. People need to be wrong as fast as they can. In a battle, if you're faced with two hills and you're unsure which to attack, the right course of action is to hurry up and choose. If you find out it's … Continue reading Be Wrong As Fast As You Can
The enemy of art is the absence of limitations" - Orson Welles What do you think this quote means? I find this fascinating because I always work better within constraints whether it's songwriting, novelist-ing, or creating art. I have a hard time creating something from absolutely nothing. But I think most writers/artists would say that … Continue reading What Does This Mean?
Dear music, Thank you for being there when nobody else was
I think I have found a new favorite thought leader. Daniel Kahneman - good stuff! There's an article on inc.com that lists his Top 20 Quotes. The link is at the bottom of the post if you want to see the whole thing, but here are my favs! Just a big amen on this one: … Continue reading New Favorite Thought Leader!!!