Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Back 9 Therapy


“I know many writers feel frustration when the writing does not go well. I have the perfect antidote: take up golf. You’ll never complain about writing again.”

—Roy Peter Clark, writer, writing coach and therapeutic golfer, “Writing resolutions for 2015: Read more books, master the headline and take up golf,” Poynter.org, Dec. 31, 2014 

Editorial Comment: I dunno. Hasn’t helped me. But I write some pretty original thoughts on my score card.

PeezPix by Ted Pease 

Lupine buds

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