Many writers, creatives, and journalists like to look back on their year of work and reflect back on its impact. Below are the top seven blog posts grouped by category. I am so blessed to be able to tell other people’s stories, to bring them out of the shadows and into the sunlight for… Continue reading Best Writing of 2018
My whole world revolves around a piece of plastic. Every morning, after I had my breakfast and made my tea, I retreat to my closet to get dressed. The final touches of earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and perfume are all made in my closet, too. These final moments of my morning ritual are sacred. The… Continue reading Three Years!
I barely got out of September unscathed. I say barely because I am up at 6:05AM with inflamed sinuses and tinnitus that could rival the warning tone on many home alarm systems. Thank God for white noise. I’d like to get my jaw fixed, which is causing all this nonsense, but some sadistic being in… Continue reading My September Grind & Jaw Surgery Update
There is a lot of writing, working, writing, working, hustling, and all kinds of things happening. I’m caught up in the busy-ness of being busy. Buzzing from one thing to the next, railed out on too much caffeine, and not enough water. Dehydrated. Exhausted. I know I am making a difference, does that make it… Continue reading Meditating on Work
I listened to Jay Mohr’s podcast on the way home from work. He interviewed Jake “the Snake” Roberts. They talked WWE wrestling, recovery, work, life? Spirituality, service to others. The great quotation said by Roberts was about his definition of what it takes to be a professional. He said that a professional was a person… Continue reading Professionalism and Perfectionist Tendencies
N.B. I sometimes come across projects at work that I can get passionate about. Telling people about motive magazine IS something I am passionate about. It has helped me explore my spirituality. The art, articles, and perspectives shared in its pages have been a way of experiencing something larger than myself. I don’t know whether it is… Continue reading The Making of…motive Magazine Art Exhibition Movie
The times they are a changing, here, on the KMJ98 blog. I have been thinking about writing as a career. Many questions have been rolling around in my head of late. Do I go back to school for journalism or PR stuff, do I just write and keep the job I got, do apply for… Continue reading Times they are a chaaaaangin’