What is Home?

Okay, this isn’t the post I’d planned, but that happens a lot in writing, film, life…. The most powerful and enduring stories are about going home. When we are too long away from home, we describe ourselves as sick with the longing for it. Dorothy to Odysseus, quests and walkabouts; Shakespeare notes it in HenryContinue reading “What is Home?”

home and diving deeper

Below is a TED talk from Elizabeth Gilbert on success, failure and the drive to create. In it, she discusses “home,” something I heard Dorothy Allison also talk about in a memorable lecture a few years ago at Antioch University, Los Angeles (will look for my notes to include in the next post). This dovetailsContinue reading “home and diving deeper”