Therapy

Have you ever noticed a scent coming back to you hours or days after you inhaled it, as fresh and as potent as it was? And have you noticed that memories associated with that scent come rushing back as well? And that the same thing happens with objects you may see? Or sounds you may … More Therapy

Off Course

I had two things in mind when I started this post. The first was trajectory in writing. The second was sentimentality. I always think I have a clear trajectory until the story line veers into sentimentality, and then my inner critic, a snaggle toothed harpy from Writers’ Hell, named, Griselda, sets her jaundiced eye on … More Off Course

Bones

I’m not going to talk about writing. There are these bones, you see, almost 32,000 of them, strung together in a fairly reasonable order. I think they will function well. All the joints are properly connected, in the right places—foot, ankle, shin, knee, and so on. It took a bit of effort. A few bones … More Bones