Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

It’s true. Social media kills my creative buzz. I can’t think when someone else is thinking for me. None of us can and that’s what social media companies are banking on. I once heard a pastor say it’s hard to hear God when we are filling our mind with so much garbage from the world. …

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When you haven’t created in over a month and then you do – it’s like you were holding your breath and didn’t realize it. And now you’re breathing again.

When I was in high school and college I wrote and sketched and photographed what I wanted without much thought to how it might upset or bother someone. I would definitely say I was much more in tune with my creative brain back then. I stayed up late creating either through drawing or writing, rarely …

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I’ve decided the more I’m off social media, the more creative I can be, which is why it looks like another social media detox is coming up in the next week or so and it may last 30-days like I did earlier this year. Actually, saving my creativity isn’t the only reason for dropping off …

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My creative brain awakens at the most inopportune times. It’s asleep when I need it to be awake and awake when I need it to be asleep, so I can sleep. It’s like a newborn baby. Recently it went to sleep for a while and I was struggling with the sequel to ‘A Story to …

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My kid flops on the couch on his stomach, face smashed into the cushions and lets out an exasperated sigh. He turns his face toward me, eyelids heavy and his words are full of whine: “I’m sooooooo booooooored.” While I once thought filling my children’s days with various activities was the key to keeping them …

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I fell into one of those Youtube spirals the other night (like one does) and I caught an interview from last year with Ellen and Bradley Cooper. Ellen asks Bradley if he is on social media at all, although she admits she already knows he isn’t. When he says “No, I’m not.” she feigns shock …

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