One Tool Essential to Time Management

Procrastination is the downfall of many a writer. We’ve all been sucked into the vortex that is the social media scroll. The lure of the blue light. The funny memes. The back and forth commentary. Perhaps it was meant to be a quick check, an in-and-out, but quickly turned into an hour-long ordeal. And one thing we should all know by now, the clock keeps tick, tick, ticking away. We’ll never get those minutes, or hours, back. What we can do is manage our time better.


Seven Books I’d Take to a Desert Island

Upon reading the lists of other Medium writers who’d fallen victim to this tempting prompt, I couldn’t resist. I had to take the plunge and create my own list of desert island books...The selection process wasn’t easy. This isn’t simply a question of what your favorite books might be, but what books you...

Zane Grey: Rediscover the American Classic

If you’ve never read Zane Grey, you should... this author’s writing is of extraordinary caliber. You just might be amazed.

Rigid Rules, Olivia Newton-John, and Lightening Up

Every time an iconic star passes away, we’re reminded of the impact that person’s art had on our lives. We hop on a time machine and zip through personal memories... Sadly, the world has lost Olivia Newton-John, and

Negativity Is Bad for the Soul

We know negativity is not a good thing, and still we are drawn to it. Take a look around, at the state of our world today. Where is negativity getting us?

Don’t Tell a Half-Jew There’s No Such Thing

When you mention the word “half-Jew” to certain people, you’d better prepare yourself for one of two typical responses. The first is a scornful dismissal, possibly accompanied with a contemptuous laugh. The second is an eruption of anger, followed by a heated argument over why there’s no such thing.

Independence Day 2022: Are We Free?

The United States is all about freedom. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The Revolutionary War, we know the story, (at least I hope so.) But today, people from both sides of the political spectrum worry their freedoms are being taken away; the left, with the recent Roe vs. Wade decision, and the right, with gun control and Critical Race Theory being taught in public schools.