Archive May 2011

An everyday task with daily deadlines 0

Dear Bradshaw,

Lately, I’ve been stagnating in a quagmire. Since starting Octopus Ink Press, I’ve felt the need to make money and, as you know, worrying about money depletes the soul. Though I’m paid to write the school blogs and am making more money, the blogs take time, which makes it tricky to find my center of pure being. Blog writing is an everyday task with daily deadlines. So lately, I’ve been doing instead of being, and it’s easy to lose sight of what life’s about in such a situation. continue reading »

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A man on Mars 0

Dear Bradshaw,

When we first moved into this apartment, we decorated our balcony with plants. We thought they would liven the place up a bit, add some color and whatnot, and they did until we killed them, and that includes two cacti. Not for lack of watering or sunshine but for lack of ability to water them and to understand how much sunshine they did or didn’t need. I’m well aware it doesn’t take much to keep a plant alive, especially a cactus but, speaking for myself, what may be a piece of cake and a scoop of ice cream to most people is putting a man on Mars to me. No matter what I do or who I ask or which website I consult for information, I water the plants too much or too little, give them too much or too little sunlight. continue reading »

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