Forget Goals…

In recent years I have completely changed my philosophy around goals. In fact, I have abandoned them (almost) completely, and have adopted the following philosophy: “Forget goals…move instead in the direction you are organically led.”

Welcome to the New MichelleSandlin.com

Welcome to my new website! It has been a full year in the making, so I am very proud and excited to finally be launching it! Of course, this will be a work in progress and I will continue to add to my portfolio of articles and other written work in the coming weeks, so please look for lots of new content soon.

Sorry, But I’ve Been Busy

My new DW Performance Series and cool new drum head!

I realize that I haven’t posted in several weeks, and I am really sorry about that.  It doesn’t mean that I have not been really busy though, or writing other stuff, as I have been doing just that.  This should give you an idea of what I have been up to. Earlier this year I started writing a weekly column for the Houston Chronicle newspaper.  A couple of months ago, that was increased to 2 columns a week that are […]

Dreaming Out Loud

I really wanted to write something awesome and post it on my birthday, which was on Tuesday. But as luck would have it, I was completely blocked the night before. I am rarely blocked, but when I am, I know better than to force it. Although, I have to admit that I painstakingly spent 2 hours doing just that. By midnight the night before my birthday, I had nothing but a few disconnected sentences that were anything but awesome.