A Morning Meditation on the Beach

This is my new summer goal — to wean myself off a dependency on wireless connections when I take time to write. Instead of thinking I need a world’s worth of information at my fingertips, I’ll withdraw to places of solitude in nature where the wireless connections don’t reach (or maybe they do, but I […]

Early Risers

It’s been a few months since I started trying to get up at 5:30 a.m. in a desperate attempt to have some uninterrupted quiet time to work. What I’ve learned is that it doesn’t get any easier getting up at that time; I still fight with the snooze button on a daily basis and usually […]