Nothing is Something

A blank screen, a blank page, will eventually lose it`s blankness. Sounds philosophical. Blankness is a word that sounds like it shouldn`t exist. Occasions happen where the blank screens and pages exist for a reason. I want newer writers to consider this reasoning. “I’ve done nothing in ages.” The cure for Writer’s Block is to […]

Barnett Newman – Colours

Barnett Newman’s Iconic Voice of Fire I remember the controversy surrounding this painting. In 1989 when it was purchased by the National Gallery in Ottawa for 1.8 million dollars, people went crazy. At the time it was lots of money invested into something that people argued was not art. I was ten years of age […]

I don’t hate kids

Midway through the summer I shared a pic through¬†Twitter¬†of my niece with me holding her. What followed was a series of private messages from readers with the same theme. “I thought you hated kids!” Absolutely no where in my essays, blog posts and any published works have I ever written the words “I hate kids/children.” […]

The Great Emoji Debate

It was fun for a while. Having these funny looking displays on the phone. They are still there. If I ever have to bring them up on my screen, it’s so I can scroll to the symbols I use. In a short period of time, the commonly used emojis are being replaced with those symbols. […]

Paper Importance

Blank paper is meant to be drawn in. To be written in. To be a vehicle for something artistic. As the digital age continues to evolve, I still see a world of writers keeping paper close by. Paper represents a physical presence of an expression. Even a blank page in front of my desk could […]