Month: September 2011

Lessons by Hemingway Part I

I’ve had a really hard time writing my blog this week. The problem started Monday morning. After forty minutes of writing my morning pages, I dashed off to the airport to pick up my son. I took him home and then ran a few errands. By one o’clock, I was on the opposite end of…

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Hemingway – A Moveable Feast

Lately I’ve been obsessed with reading novels that fictionalize famous authors. I read The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare (about Shakespeare’s wife) and Becoming Jane Eyre (about the inner life of Charlotte Bronte). Part of the obsession is my love of history. I would have been a history major had it not been for Professor…

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The Vine of Negativity

Last Thursday had an artist date. I got the idea from The Artist Way by Julia Cameron, where she suggest we go on an excursion once a week to nurture our inner artist, similar to dating your partner. You get to know yourself again and fill your creative tank by spending time alone doing things…

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