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Tonight, Scotch Is More Important Than Writing

toes1I’m sure, or hopeful, that someone, somewhere, far smarter than me has already said, never drink and blog. Right? SO, with that in mind I’ll finish this post before my 2nd glass of Hibiki (my favorite scotch) and then I’ll sit back and enjoy this Friday night.

Sometimes writing and taping into my creative verve is all about surrender. For me, tonight, this is what surrendering to art looks like; a good scotch – sitting back and enjoying, no, drinking in great prose in music form, like this one, Kerry Noble, Hey Lover or Melody Gardot singing Who Will Comfort Me. It doesn’t get any better. Well, unless it’s Etta James singing the timeless classic, At Last.

Now that’s art in motion. Words with muscle –stories screaming to be told, memories of Paris to be relived, sunsets in Maui in a hammock, and good wine or scotch waiting to be drunk.

I’ll work on my writing tomorrow, for tonight, right now, I’m celebrating someone else’s.

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4 comments on “Tonight, Scotch Is More Important Than Writing

  1. Mindy
    April 5, 2014

    HA! It’s your initials. So not thinking. Thanks for reading.

  2. Mindy
    April 5, 2014

    What the heck is PHC? 🙂

  3. pamelahobartcarter
    April 5, 2014

    Hi, Mindy, Tapping into? phc

  4. pamelahobartcarter
    April 5, 2014

    As my spouse says, I resemble that remark. I can relate to this form of surrender.

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