Sometimes I get down. No, I’m not talking about depression, just not at the top of my game. We all have our own set of remedies for the blues. It can be as simple as a bowl of ice cream or fist full of oatmeal raisin cookies. Another solution is to watch an old sappy…

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Old school sports has a lot to teach us today. When I say old school sports I mean the lessons that were driven into our head after every victory or loss. I can hear my coaches say, “Show nothing but class. Blame no-one but yourself. Praise your opponent. Look for the lessons you learned. It’s…

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Learn to recognize the counterfeit coins / that may buy you just a moment of pleasure / but then drag you for days / like a broken man / behind a farting camel. —┬áHafiz. I know a little crude for The Pew, but Hafiz sure gets his point across. Reading this quote got me to…

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When I travel around the country trying to sell a book or two I am frequently asked, “Do I ever get writer’s block and how do I overcome it?” I try to explain how I use editing the work I’ve done the day before to get me in that day’s flow. It has worked so…

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There are three classes of people: those who see, those who see when shown, and those that do not see. –– Leonardo Da Vinci. I recently read Walter Isaacson’s biography of Leonardo Da Vinci. He was a genius in every sense of the word, but likely had problems with attention deficit and if a recent…

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