Witold Niesluchowski

Twenty things to do in your thirties to be a happy father for the rest of your life.

“When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.” Anonymous “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass.’ ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys’.” Harmon Killebrew …

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Is Loneliness Good? Would you rather party or pray?

Our family is blessed. Bonnie’s parents just celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary. What a joy! Or is it? They are still fortunate to be together and stay relatively healthy. And to have a devoted family. But it’s fascinating to think about how the old age changes your social life. I recently came across this article …

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What my father’s shaving lessons taught me about life

Be patient, avoid mediocrity and pay attention to details It was his sacrosanct daily morning routine. After getting up, before putting on his suit and leaving for work, and before breakfast was served, my father took the ownership of our kitchen table. We didn’t have hot water in our skimpy bathroom, so water had to …

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My Father and Growing up in a Communist Poland

My father was an honorable and a decent man. I still remember the first advice he gave me. “Don’t lie,” he said. “It’s so much easier to live your life when you don’t have to remember each version of the story you told different people.” He was honest to a fault. Never tried to manipulate …

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What’s New in My Writing in 2022? Witoldniesluchowski.com 2.0

The time goes on. Here’s my blog from January of this year. https://witoldniesluchowski.com/my-writing-in-the-new-year-2022/ I saw 2021 as the best year of my writing, so far. Moreover, I expected 2022 to be even better. And I am not disappointed. Since deciding to become an author close to ten years ago, I had written and published three …

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There’s no writer’s block. Let’s end this years’ long controversy.

Bentley and I I sit in front of the computer, thinking. For quite a while, my fingers didn’t touch the keyboard. My mind is outside the room, which I’ve arranged so carefully to avoid any distraction. I shut the blinds to separate myself from the outside world. Bentley, my dog, and a writing companion, sits …

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