September 2011

Sep 28, 2011 32

Recovery

I vastly underestimated my ability to do something “impossible.” And I vastly overestimated my ability to recover from it. * * * * * It is curious, the formless form recovery takes. When I was recovering from my Crohn’s onset nine years ago, there was a constant tension between wanting to leap forward, back into […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones

A mostly monthly but certainly occasional round-up of what I’ve been up to and what’s in the hopper. For full credits and details, see this entry. Colleen of the future (stuff I’ll be doing) Fundraising on the Mac with IndieGoGo [Apple Store, 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica: TONIGHT, 9/21, 7-8pm] I’ll be featured on this monthly panel, […]

Posted in: The Quotidian Ones

Sep 20, 2011 19

Unattached

Of all the questions I’m asked about the 50-for-50 Project, the one that comes up most frequently is definitely “Why the hair?” Sometimes it comes up in the context of context—i.e., What the hell does shaving your head have to do with raising money for WriteGirl?—which I can understand. More on that in a bit, although […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones

This post is #50 in a series of 50 dedicated to the art and life of writing, in support of the 50 for 50 Project to benefit WriteGirl. If you like it, or if you think it could have been improved by a better writing education for its author, please give generously. And pass it on. Roughly 18 months […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones

Sep 12, 2011 6

Fulfillment

This post is #49 in a series of 50 dedicated to the art and life of writing, in support of the 50 for 50 Project to benefit WriteGirl. If you like it, or if you think it could have been improved by a better writing education for its author, please give generously. And pass it on. At some point, […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones

Sep 11, 2011 Comments Off

Never forget

I am finally old enough to start understanding certain things that I used to think I understood. The line about those not knowing history being doomed to repeat it, for example. I’ve made too many of the same mistakes more than once because of my failure to process them properly. That’s not much to offer by […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones

This post is #47 in a series of 50 dedicated to the art and life of writing, in support of the 50 for 50 Project to benefit WriteGirl. If you like it, or if you think it could have been improved by a better writing education for its author, please give generously. And pass it on. Eventually, when this […]

Posted in: The Quotidian Ones

This post is #46 in a series of 50 dedicated to the art and life of writing, in support of the 50 for 50 Project to benefit WriteGirl. If you like it, or if you think it could have been improved by a better writing education for its author, please give generously. And pass it on. The Reverend Molly, […]

Posted in: The Quotidian Ones

This post is #45 in a series of 50 dedicated to the art and life of writing, in support of the 50 for 50 Project to benefit WriteGirl. If you like it, or if you think it could have been improved by a better writing education for its author, please give generously. And pass it on. Yes, you have […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones,The Quotidian Ones

Sep 8, 2011 Comments Off

The lost days of summer

This post is #44 in a series of 50 dedicated to the art and life of writing, in support of the 50 for 50 Project to benefit WriteGirl. If you like it, or if you think it could have been improved by a better writing education for its author, please give generously. And pass it on. Between the hacking, […]

Posted in: The Personal Ones,The Quotidian Ones