Don’t Believe Them

It’s human nature to swallow whole all of the praise offered us while spitting out every bit of criticism we receive. We should fight this inclination. Instead, take what they offer, hold it in your hands for a minute, acknowledge it, then drop it on the ground and get back to work. Critics are fickle […]

By MWD Posted in Perseverance, Perspective on October 19, 2018 0 Comments Continue reading
Writing Again

Getting started is hard. Also, sustaining something consistently is hard. Now that I think about it, ending gracefully is also hard. So, I guess everything is hard. Including writing this post. And using correct grammar. However, none of that is the reason I abruptly stopped writing last spring. I had published fifteen posts between March […]

By MWD Posted in On Writing, Perseverance on September 3, 2018 0 Comments Continue reading
Never Give Up

Earlier this year my 11-year old son, Jack, became obsessed with the Netflix show Stranger Things. Clearly he was not alone in this as our trip yesterday to the Alamo City Comic Con proved. The stars of the series are Winona Ryder and a slate of very talented child actors. It’s the latter that spurred […]

By MWD Posted in Perseverance on October 31, 2016 0 Comments Continue reading