Writing Day 2

Well, I was so busy yesterday that I didn’t get my daily words in. 

“Idleness is not doing nothing.  Idleness is being free to do anything.” 

Floyd Dell, American Writer, 1887-1969

Creative people of any kind need that idle time to recharge and allow the new ideas to percolate.  Sometimes I do my best problem solving when I am not doing anything.  Or a crazy thought will come to me that triggers a poem, a story, a dance, or an essay.  Being perpetually busy can stifle your intuitive powers.  In one of those idle moments I decided to start this blog.  It freed me up to consider other writings that will appear in the future. 

So put down that broom and spend a little time doing nothing.


About alonegwen

Retired educator interested in living life fully. Will write about aging wisely, good reads, food, travel, dance reviews, and other items as they interest me.
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