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Draw From Life
When writing it's best to draw on inner feelings and events. Not only can it heal the writer, but on a deep level others can relate. Gary and I talk about drawing from within on this episode. Please subscribe if you like what you've watched. Thank you. WCM
The brightest flame burns quickest. Or like Lao Tzu said originally "The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long." Sounds about right. You push too hard and you burn out. There you go. Burn. Candles. Get it? Well, it's true. Pushing yourself to achieve a goal is a good thing, but to over exert one's self is not. It's not only disaster that can take place, but total burn out--and then it's just not as fun. A little extra work never killed anyone, until you take it too far, you neglect your family, life. Yes, you're doing more, but now your spouse despises you. Your kids don't know you, and you may be getting sick. Now it's too late. You've gone and pushed yourself to the limits. And in the interim you've neglected a lot of things. Probably even your health. Now you're sick, about to cash in your ticket. And you look around. What did it get you? Your kids are grown a bit, maybe spouse left you. You
It's been quite a while since I last immersed myself in the world of Dying Light. I originally played this gem on the PS4. There's a special place in my heart for the horror genre. As there is for video games. Both are a great escape from the insanity that is life. And horror brings you to the realization that sometimes life can be just that. Horrific. Here enters Dying Light on the Switch. As the sequel to this franchise has recently debuted on next-gen systems, its predecessor was released on the Switch not too long ago. Say what you will about Nintendo's system, to play these blockbuster games natively on a portable, and not through Playstation's remote play, is an amazing feat. I remember playing Dying Light on my Vita through Remote Play, and of course there was a hit in the graphics and frame rate department, so this looks leaps and bounds better than that experience--which was still great even for what it was. Everything I remember is here, and I could be wron
I recently stopped into a Spirit Halloween store to check on something Halloween related and it was all decked out with ghoulish goodness. The year has gone by fast, and it fast-forwarded to the best time of the year in my opinion. The leaves change color, a chill in the air. The holidays are just around the corner. Take it slow. Try to savor these moments. And if your time of the year is summer, try to savor that, too. When you can. This Spirit store usually rents the space out annually. Back in 1999, Spencer Gifts acquired Spirit Halloween. Spencer Gifts is a novelty store that you can find in a lot of malls. They do mail order and have those nifty gadgets and gifts you can't find just anywhere. I always used to remember them for posters, musician t-shirts, and lava lamps. There are some great decorations at Spirit. I always love how freaky these things are. What they represent. Old horror tropes and stories that take shape in the screwed-up, twisted faces on the frightful la