Mission 1226 – a writer's blog

where I occasionally share about inspiration, songwriting, screenwriting and my faith journey…


So strange sometimes how the Universe reaches out and gives you a little shove. You may be looking for a kick in the pants or a slap across the face or … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

For those of you playing along at home…

This week is already shaping up into a great one. Lots cookin’. Lots in the hopper. On the brain. Flood gates about to bust open. But first… On Saturday, Patrick … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment


Greetings, dear ones. Sorry for being AWOL. MIA. Been a strange, trying last several weeks. Peaks and valleys, summits and trenches, elation and defeat, joy and disappointment, belly laughs and tears. … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

wondering what the stick will say….

I’ve never peed on a stick. I’ve peed in the woods, in ditches, hanging off rear bumpers, I’ve even peed in a wetsuit, but I have never peed on a stick. … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

shitty first drafts…

Writers know this concept all too well. They should recognize one origin of this catchy little phrase as a diatribe from Anne Lamott’s book on writing entitled “Bird by Bird”. If you’re … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

A woman who….what now???

A few days ago, driving down 21st toward my neighborhood, I passed a sign out front of a church and caught a glimpse of its new message. Just a glimpse; … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

the funny thing about advice…

Diamonds in the rough. Isn’t that what nuggets of advice are sometimes? These wonderful tiny gems seemingly plopped into your midst at the absolute most beautifully correct moment?? Aptly timed — … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

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