Category: self discovery

Organizing life…

I have been writing, in one form or another for several years and I know you have to immerse yourself in the process to evolve, enhance and develop your skills, your capabilities. I picked up Vogler’s, The Hero’s Journey, to help in my understanding….

Are we…

Are we really an innovative culture?  I wonder.    How do we envision the use of technology?  Is it a tool or toy?  Is it both?  Is it a lifestyle choice or is it just for entertainment?  Do we have those innovators like da…

Images and text have greater meaning…

Heilman wrote: When narrative text and images become such a pervasive part of cultural environment they also become part of the identity of people who read and consume them…(Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter, p. 2) Self expression through social medium is the new visible…

FB-Timeline…Is this the reason…

FB Timeline is now the norm at the social media corral.  I wonder if they are mimicking the nature of McLuhan and Campbell.  McLuhan stipulated that the ‘medium is the message’ and Campbell, articulated that life is a series of events, a timeline of…

When I was 9 years old….

The year I turned 9 was a significant year for me. I was entering 4th grade and really aware of the world around me. That summer I had received my first point and shoot 120mm camera.  I remember the year at school as the…

Inspiration….play to your passions

I was asked the other day the age-old question what inspires me. I was trying to hash out with a friend the next phase of my life. I’ve been in a slump for quite some time and the only thing keeping me sane has…

It’s not rock painting anymore….

There is not a day that doesn’t go by that I am not reading a news story in the cyber-sphere about how social media is saving someone or some animal. It isn’t new that our sense of place and sense of community has transformed…

Revisiting: Sense of Self: A lack thereof

I so want to break out of this ‘safe’ shell I’ve wrapped myself in. I want to get down and dirty, gritty and raw. I think so many are playing it safe right now that we are loosing more than gaining. Where are the…

A new way of life…

The other day I took a few minutes to calculate my word count for the past two years. I use My Writing Spot; a great app that I keep on my iPod and can access everywhere with cloud technology. I calculated from that program…