To do lists.

In the latest attempt to organize my life and become a high-achieving, successful person, I’ve begun to make weekly to-do lists. Most of the time, at the end of the week, I cross out the date and the top and roll the whole thing over to the next week. Still, I haven’t given up on … More To do lists.

Words of wisdom.

When I was younger, I used to collect quotations I found especially meaningful or funny.  These little snippets of wisdom or humor were collected in a little notebook designated just for that purpose, probably now buried under mounds of old souvenirs in storage.  Part of it was a simple appreciation for how beautifully words could … More Words of wisdom.


When creating this blog, I Googled “what we talk about when we talk about life” and was surprised to discover that all of the first page results reverted to Raymond Carver’s collection of short stories, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, to which the name of this blog is indeed a nod.  The stories, including … More Titles.