10% More or Less

Dieting doesn’t work. There, I said it. I’ve tried almost everything over the years, and despite some brief shining moments of success, I often end up gaining weight. It’s a depressing cycle of deprivation and obsession which leads to failure every time. Constantly checking labels, counting calories, and watching both the clock and the scales, … [Read more…]

Professor Brian Cox Live

At first glance cosmology and romance don’t appear to have a lot in common, but I say romance is everywhere, in everything, and everyone (hopefully)—even if it is hidden at times. When I searched for a definition of romance, Google offered me this: “a quality or feeling of mystery, excitement, and remoteness from everyday life.” … [Read more…]

So shiny…

So many possibilities… It’s easy to love a brand new story. The characters are bursting with promise—there’s nothing they can’t do! If you gave them superhero powers (for example) they’d accept them, and that’s where it starts to get hard. Suddenly their super powers are overshadowing the story you wanted to tell. Same deal if … [Read more…]