Exploring

Exploring #fatherhood

DSC_0006My son is on the move.  He’s constantly crawling from one spot to another trying to understand the world around him.  He loves being outside and looking at everything. When he’s sitting in his car seat he watches out the window as the city goes by.  He often talks to himself and us in his baby gibberish as if he’s telling a story about what he sees.

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Memories

Memories #amwriting

DSC_0001The rain is falling and the sky is dreary.  I sit here typing my words with memories filling my head as I daydream looking through raindrops sliding down the window.  My memories play a big part in my writing. Almost everything I have jotted down in my journal or on the computer is an extension of some part of a memory.  Be it almost verbatim or just a snippet of a memory that caused a story to…

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"Sing us a song you’re the piano man." #playtime #music

"Sing us a song you’re the piano man." #playtime #music

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The grass isn’t completely green yet but he didn’t seem to mind. #fathersontime #playtime

The grass isn’t completely green yet but he didn’t seem to mind. #fathersontime #playtime

Mornings are peaceful in the country. #puremichigan #sunrise

Mornings are peaceful in the country. #puremichigan #sunrise

My morning started out well with a predawn ride along LSD, but a flat tire ended that. #bikechi #cycling

My morning started out well with a predawn ride along LSD, but a flat tire ended that. #bikechi #cycling

Sunrise in Michigan. #puremichigan #home

Sunrise in Michigan. #puremichigan #home

Contemplating the world around him. #fatherhood #dreamer

Contemplating the world around him. #fatherhood #dreamer

Inspiration

Inspiration #amwriting #photography

Below are photos I took over the weekend while visiting my family back in Michigan.  These have put story ideas in my head and words in my journal.  What inspires you to write?

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Why?

Why? #amwriting #fatherhood

DSC_0015My son is a couple years from the unending whys he will be asking whenever he can and I am thankful for that, but knowing it is coming got me thinking about why asking questions is sometimes considered a burden.  In my head I began asking myself the question of why we tend to not ask questions as we get older and if this is problematic in our own educational growth.  I wondered if maybe during…

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