Courtney M. McSwain, Writer

Waiting for Now (Alternate Title: You’re Late)

(Photo: (cc) Mike) Dear Reader, I have a condition. I’m not sure if it’s psychological, neurological or astrological, but I’ve given it a name: wait-for-now syndrome. “Now” is an idealized moment of perfect timing when a specific task – usually one being avoided – will get done. “Now” might also be referred to as “tomorrow.”… [Continue Reading]

Dear Reader: On Fear

(Photo: Creative Commons, Ashton Pal) Dear Reader, Last month on the blog, we had a celebration of failure with several artists and changemakers who shared their views on what it means to fail. Though failure is never as bad as we think it’s going to be, we often keep ourselves from trying something for fear… [Continue Reading]