A Wrinkle for Your Thoughts

Tweet When someone hurts you, when you lose a job, when you’re disappointed in any way, probably someone has said, “Don’t worry. They can’t take away that from you.” They can take your things, but not your pride, not your memory of what was once. It’s just like the song: “The way you hold your…

Forcing Inspiration

Tweet Inspiration often sits at the edge, teetering between busy-isease (sickness of modern times) and sweatpants wearing days. Many artists would debunk the myth that creativity is something that can’t be worked, talked into, argued into existence. Maybe I’m a strange writer. I believe inspiration cannot be forced. It can be coerced out of its…

Wave Lessons: What Waves Teach Me About Life

Tweet It was an ominous day on the North Shore of Oahu. As I drove through traffic, the beaches were surprisingly sparse save for the rare tourists mesmerized by wicked winter waves. I watched as the gray crest rose up high and fell even harder. Eventually all would roll together in a big crash towards…

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