Category Archives: Ramblings

Dream A Little! Imagine!

“As you enter positions of trust and power, dream a little before you think.” Toni Morrison Spiritual gurus and coaches of positive thinking say that before you do anything important in your life, you have to remember to dream. You … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

On Sunday night, I watched the movie “Limitless” starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro,based on the novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn.  The film is about a writer, Eddie Morra (played by Bradley Cooper), who is blocked and … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Long Time

It’s a cold wintry morning here in Montreal. The temperatures have dropped to double digits below zero. Most of the time I am okay with it but sometimes it gets to me and I find it hard to continue without … Continue reading

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Someday When I Have The Time

Rereading one of my books on writing and time management the other day, I came across the following checklist: – You never seem to find the time to start writing that project you’ve been dreaming about. – You hear yourself saying, “I … Continue reading

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When Was The Last Time?

Kenneth Atchity once wrote: “One of the first questions I ask when a writer needs help to become productive is, “When is the last time you sat and wrote? Not sat down and stared out of the window, but actually … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 290,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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I Wish For Some Peace

As I sit in my comfortable home in Montreal and watch the news of refugees and their flight from terror, I can’t help but think about when we were forced to leave Beirut in search of a safer and more … Continue reading

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