Take a Journey on the Cobwebs, Dust, and Ashes Railroad This article appeared in Leisure Magazine, The Ithaca Journal, Saturday, July 8, 1978 – Page 3 By MIKE WITHIAM The train rounds […]
A week after I was born a small work party built a 20-foot by 30-foot cottage halfway along the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake, the longest of the chain of lakes known […]
Michael Withiam is a communicator and a leader, all of which he applies to his life as a writer, editor, journalist, business executive, community volunteer, and teacher. Writer, editor, journalist, and communicator: […]
As I continued my thinking, I came to realize I too often cling to things that are seemingly healthy out of fear or indecision, rather than make the cut and allow new growth to start. Thus, I am today less than I could be, and in one sense may forever be less than I might have been.
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…I painted a picture as I wrote of a bottle collection…really a bookcase full of bottles. Each bottle was an event or a behavior that shaped me, or affected a period of my life, and by bottling the topic I was defining it, containing it, learning from it, and placing it aside so I could move forward.
For most people, the rose carries significance because its many varieties provide combinations of color, texture and fragrance that have been associated with almost any human activity or emotion. Roses help celebrate […]
I call this space At the End of the Dock. For the longest time I planned to call it “Writers Write.” I’m thrilled with At the End of the Dock, but it’s […]
EVOLUTION THINKING Something to share: When I was in my mid-20s, my life went through a series of major changes over the period of a year or so. Some of these changes […]