This past week has been a good one. Now the technical website stuff is mostly handled, I’ve been able to pour myself into the real work of writing. It hasn’t been easy, but progress is steady and I’m enjoying what Spring and I are creating.
Our collaboration is a thing of beauty. For one thing, Spring’s insight and intellect often cause me to catch my breath in humility and gratitude. How did I get so lucky to have this woman as my partner? For another, I’ve come a long way in being open to someone else’s contributions. When she tells me my first few paragraphs are abstract, or unnecessary, I actually listen. I trust her judgment, and so I bring her perspective into whatever I do.
As a result, things are flying along. We are digging in to define our territory, and doing a pretty good job of it so far. For my part, I’m laying out the foundation for what could become a science of feeling.
Here’s where it gets tricky. Read more…