Combining Minimalism With Writing

Minimalism and writing go together pretty well. Good writing is judged on whether it is good reading. The editing process is where the concept of less is more rings total truth. The process of being at the desk, or having the fresh page ready for writing, is where the conversation begins. It is like having a conversation […]

Beer, Wine and Spirits.

A quiet drink at home. This is part of how I will spend Canada Day. A drink goes well with writing and some music spinning in the background. I’ve become a devotee of the local craft brewing industry here in Nova Scotia. There is some amazing product on the market. Much of the craft beer […]

Canada 150. A Supplementary Reflection.

As it happens, I was not completed with my ramblings and reflections on Canada’s 150th birthday. They started here if you want to go read that post before continuing on. Canada has a long way to go. It has come far in 150 years. It needs to go so much farther. There are a couple of points that need […]

Spaceballs at 30. Still a Scream.

John Alvin’s great theatrical release poster I was a late comer to the Star Wars franchise. Those first three films were the only ones I needed to see. Everything else that has come after it has been total garbage not worth watching. The celebrated franchise still maintains a large fan base and deservedly so. Between […]

Improvisation

A collection of hand-written and hand-printed improvisations Recently, I stumbled across a great YouTube clip from music great Chick Corea where he talks about improvisation. When it pertains to writing, improv is a theme worth visiting and re-visiting multiple times over. No one may be able to fully develop the perfect definition of what improvisation […]