Monthly Archive: March 2019

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Inspiration

What inspires you? When you are having a less-than-perfect day, where do you find your inspiration? My source of inspiration varies by the weather and where I happen to be situated. At home my inspiration comes from the views outside my windows and along my walks throughout my neighborhood. Watching the changing seasons, new neighbors replacing one ones, seasonal plants that brighten my path. I also am inspired by listening to classic KING-FM; it awakens my imagination for writing and gives me energy. I’ve always been a sucker for classical music, especially The Moldau, Finlandia, New World Symphony, and most...

My Self-Inflicted Reading Challenge 2

My Self-Inflicted Reading Challenge

At Christmas time as I was scanning my bookshelves, I made a decision. James Clavelle was taking up about 12 inches with his epic series which includes Shogun, Tai Pai, Gai Jin, King Rat, Noble House and Whirlwind. It was time to try to make my way through his 6,000 pages OR pass the books on to someone who might be up to the challenge. I decided to go for it. I’ll read about 20 pages a day and see what happens. By January 19th, I’d reached the half way point in Shogun. So far it’s felt like everyone has...