Eden must exist somewhere between the Federation’s artifice and the Edenites’ self-indulgence.
Boldly Rewatching the Voyages: Requiem for Methuselah
For all the love our brave trio may have lost over the years, it is, as always, their friendship that makes them strong.
Boldly Rewatching the Voyages: Assignment: Earth
Learning when to take action versus when to sit still - choosing our battles, in other words - is one of life's more challenging lessons.
Boldly Rewatching the Voyages: Bread and Circuses
Bread and Circuses is spot on in criticizing both the business of television and all of us for being so dependent on it.
The Creative Organization
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. Even if, like me, you don't have children, you probably have some awareness of the ongoing debate about school start times. Teenagers tend to stay up late - sometimes it's so they can text with friends or play video games, but many times it's also because of homework,…
Is Anyone Watching? Should You Care?
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure We've all heard the phrase “Dance like nobody's watching.” It shows up in Facebook memes and on motivational posters. It has been credited to a variety of sources, including Mark Twain (it doesn't sound to me like something Twain would have said). The website Quote Investigator has an…
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. This post is basically a rant, and doesn't apply to the majority of readers, so my apologies up front. While browsing Twitter recently, I saw a retweet from a writer who included a photograph with her post. Since I'm involved with both writing and photography, I'm always interested…
Rest Like LeBron James
Welcome back to the Creative Life Adventure. I'll acknowledge up front that I'm not a sports fan. I'm not a sports fan to such an extent that I would barely know the difference between a 5-iron and a cricket bat. However, I appreciate that athletics have a lot in common with the creative arts. Success…
The Limits of Planning
All the planning in the world can't guarantee a future outcome.
Too much creative control can become a kind of prison.