Back in the Habit

That title really begs for a nun joke, but since I don't have one at the ready, I'll just lead with a photo of a tin of Three Nuns, a pipe tobacco I quite like and was C.S. Lewis' preferred blend. Back to the topic at hand, my reference to habits doesn't relate to pipes today, … Continue reading Back in the Habit

Writing by Candlelight

One of the fun things about establishing a new habit is that day two usually has more friction than day one. This was also this case this morning--the first part of my one-two writing punch happened eventually - aside from a bit of procrastination, I wrote three Morning Pages out longhand as soon as I … Continue reading Writing by Candlelight

On Morning Pages and Self-discipline

I'm pretty bad at daily habits. Exhibit #1 is that my last public post on this blog was a book review from August 2016. I need to get better about this. I've been making my living with words for several years now, and between my paid gigs (mostly corporate telecom documentation) and my family life, … Continue reading On Morning Pages and Self-discipline