[cross-posted from ChrisThilk.com]
Like the rest of you, I’ve been following the story of actor Geoffrey Owens over the last few weeks. After someone noticed him working at a Trader Joe’s — a job very different from his recurring role on…
For the last few months I’ve been using Medium as my outlet for, essentially, writing about writing. That made sense at the time and I gave it a long enough period of time to see if the experiment would work and lead to any sort of traction or other tangible benefits.
Today’s writing prompt from WordPress resonated with me. “Calling.” What does that mean?
A calling is a tricky thing. It means, in its most religious sense, what God has meant for you to do. It’s the answer to the question “Why are you here?”
Music is a constant part of my life. If I’m not listening to it, I have a song of some sort going in my head. I’m humming a tune, tapping a beat. I feel music on a deep, soulful level. John Paul Jones’ minor chord progressions on “Kashmir” make me cringe in ecstatic pain…
There’s a scene in an episode of “Friends” where some of the characters have to answer questions about others because they have a bet going. When Joey and Chandler are asked how many types of towels Monica has they hem and haw before finally answering “11!”