This collection of pieces is on the personal side and offers a little insight on me. This is a type of writing I typically stray away from, but I realized that even when I’m not directly writing about myself, I am always implicated as the writer even when I don’t mean to. In fact, the human experience is pretty much universal. Most everything has already been said and done by someone, somewhere at some point in time. What makes something unique is our feelings about it, our reactions, our thoughts, and that’s the stuff that can be recorded with writing.

Here are some pieces that have inspired me:

“Seeing” by Annie Dillard