Tag: Pippin

Reach for the sky

The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. Italian painer and sculptore, Michelangelo, was born on this day in 1475 (died 1564). With all due respect to Michelangelo, I don’t do scaffolding, so I’m …

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And in this corner…

Yesterday I talked about searching for quotes as writing prompts. With all due respect to Norman Lear (born on this day in 1922) and Jerry Van Dyke (born on this day in 1931), I didn’t find anything particularly inspiring. I was inspired, however, yesterday when I was reading a book about establishing a freelance writing …

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