NaBloPoMo What?

“Commitment, by its nature, frees us from ourselves and, while it stands us in opposition to some, it joins us with others similarly committed. Commitment moves us from the mirror trap of the self absorbed with the self to the freedom of a community of shared values.”

Michael Lewis – Professor

Happy NaBloPoMo!

It’s official, I’m participating in National Blog Posting Month, lovingly known as – NaBloPoMo. I figured this would be a perfect time to start setting better writing habits for next year and beyond.

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Inspiration and Solace

Woodward Dream Cruise

Where do you find inspiration and solace? We all need an outlet. Something to get lost in. Something to rejoice with. Something to ease the pain. Whether it’s writing, music, restoring cars or a sport that provides physical release, we all need to find our “thing”.

Writing and music are some of mine.  At times I hear a certain song and it takes me back to very specific moments in my life. My Aunt Sarah always listened to music and through it, she gave me glimpses of her heart. I remember once in passing she said the song “In the Ghetto” by Elvis always made her cry because when I was born it reminded her of me. I was born on a cold winter day and my parents separated when I was six months old. I flash back to bits the lyrics –

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