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Down To The Wire

Down To The Wire

It is 9 pm on May 31. I have a contract with myself to write at least one blog post per month. If I look back at previous posts and I can see a pattern repeating itself… I am prone to procrastination. Notice, I did not say I am a procrastinator. It’s just that when […]

Creativity and Depression

Creativity and Depression

For the past few weeks, I have been thinking about depression – mine, to be exact. I sense a heaviness in my chest and in my legs. The thought of reaching out is instantly rejected. An overwhelming sense of sadness seems to permeate my mind and my heart. So much has been happening in the […]

Procrastinator To The End

Procrastinator To The End

Well, Christmas and New Year’s Day have passed and I haven’t resumed my writing or painting but, I have spent many hours thinking and planning the changes I want to make in my life and career …of course, all grist for the mill. We used to call this mental masturbation and I think that is […]

“Woody Allen on Growing Old”

“Woody Allen on Growing Old”

“Woody Allen no longer jokes about death, says Douglas McGrath in the latest issue of ‘Interview.’ Black humor has long been a hallmark of Allen’s career, but at 72, aging and dying are too real to serve as punch lines of an existential joke. “There’s nothing good about getting older,” he says. “Absolutely nothing. Your […]