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The Payoff

“The Muse does not count hours. She counts commitment. It is possible to be one hundred percent committed ten percent of the time. The goddess understands.” — Steven Pressfield, Put Your Ass Where Your Heart Wants to Be Every morning I write for an hour or two, publish this blog, store a few collected bits…

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Schemes and Dreams

“A thousand Dreams within me softly burn:From time to time my heart is like some oakWhose blood runs golden where a branch is torn.” — Arthur Rimbaud, Complete Works We all dream of things beyond the scope of our present situation. It’s human nature to dream, and we tend to collect dreams like books waiting…

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Acquiring Different Frames

“I think well-read, well-travelled is nothing but acquiring more lenses in life to see things. The word ‘unusual’ starts dying as you travel more, as you read more. You are less shocked. You are less surprised. Because nothing seems unusual. You’ve seen it all, and therefore you have acquired different frames. And therefore, most intolerant…