Posts made in September, 2016

My Wobbly Bicycle, 121

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Archive | 12 comments

My Wobbly Bicycle, 121

I’m in a guest house in Ludington, a block from our stunning Lake Michigan, where I came to lead a workshop, visit high school classes, and work for a few days undisturbed. I’m glad to be alone. I feel guilty at often wanting to be alone. Am I selfish? Is the work I’m doing isolating me? How much should I/do I want it to isolate me? I was asked to talk about this. Okay, here goes: I am sure that no one who ever did extraordinary work has had a balanced life. No one whose work we look to as models ever spent much time thinking about should.  Van Gogh, Beethoven, Rilke, Einstein, did...

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