I have reared a couple of children, been host and caretaker to a score of hamsters, and wet nursed several litters of kittens. Taken a wife, worked for a paycheck, and commuted on the Interstate. Broken bones, mended skint knees, and done the grocery shopping.
If you can embrace this opening statement then you have a pretty firm grasp of the noise and distractions that permeate our everyday lives. Writing for me is about calm. If the house is in turmoil, a leaf blower whining, or the dishwasher is rumbling, I don’t […]