20 July 2017

Take a Peek through this Keyhole


  "No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
                                                                                                 Aesop

MORNING MEDITATION

Virtue is its own reward, addiction its own punishment. Breathe deep. Breathe in. It costs too much to do nothing. Breathe out. You cannot live your life in these trenches. Breathe deep. Breathe in. Breathe in, then slowly out. You did not drink today.




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04 July 2017

It's Been Awhile Since I Wrote Backwards!


As a writer, I write. Right?
Usually, yes and then I look for an appropriate picture to accompany my words.
Look at any of my posts on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. and it's always the same: My words precede the picture that you see.
Except this intense image pictured.


It is a dazzling Fractal image sent to me by Pinterest.
I love that it is Red, White and Blue in a subtle way so suitable for the Fourth of July.
Then, too, it appears to be a flower, but in that most Platonic sense, the ideal flower that exists somewhere beyond our human range.
Without getting too hip-booty about it, Fractals were one of the key organizing principles used in the construction of the outline for my book. 90 Chapters in a fractal arrangement would allow me to to arrange the chapters in a quasi-time-order-sequence. 
Daily blackouts prevented a true timeline construction. 
Meanwhile, back at the ranch, this favored photo came first, then this egg, my words.
For once, this writer admits, "A Picture is Worth a 1,000 Words."