Writers Don’t Do Schedules

I have always struggled to keep to a schedule. For years, I was a chronic oversleeper and late owl. It’s only in my post-school world that I’ve managed to shoehorn my poor timekeeping skills into the rigid mold of “adult” schedules. It’s a challenge for me to keep at it. Waking up early in theContinue reading “Writers Don’t Do Schedules”

The Writer Gets a Day Job

This morning, I woke up before the sun, drove through the morning traffic to the trains station and boarded Train 1514 northbound. After months of resumes, cover letters, applications and interviews, I was offered a job last week. And I said yes. As much as I would love to continue freelancing full-time and trying toContinue reading “The Writer Gets a Day Job”

The Dao of Bicycles

I’ve given up trying to change gears. On Tuesday, my bike downshifted violently without warning about two miles after I’d attempted to ease my ascent of San Francisco Street (before shifting back of its own free will less than a mile later) and I learned my lesson — the universe wants me to stay inContinue reading “The Dao of Bicycles”