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Wow. It’s been a while since I posted on my blog. Longer than I realized. But I’ve been busy. Life stuff. Family stuff. Finding my way through it all. Finding me, in a way. And I’ve been writing, too. Skimmering … Continue reading
Fall Song by Mary Oliver Another year gone, leaving everywhere its rich spiced residues: vines, leaves, the uneaten fruits crumbling damply in the shadows, unmattering back from the particular island of this summer, this NOW, that now is nowhere except … Continue reading
My new writing space is almost finished. The wood below is black walnut for the bar countertop. We will probably add railing on either side of the small set of stairs. Then it’s time to pick out bathroom fixtures and … Continue reading
Well, the second semester of my masters program is coming to an end, and what a semester it has been. I’ve learned so much, had so many moments of clarity and understanding. The process of writing down your stories takes … Continue reading
It’s gorgeous here today. Clear and bright. I’ve turned off the air and opened the windows and let in the cool northern breeze. The pines are swaying out back, making soft swushing sounds. There’s a quiet here, a slowing down as fall comes. I love this … Continue reading
It’s been a snowy winter here. I’ve enjoyed it, don’t get me wrong. But now, I’m ready for spring thaw, the warmth and energy that comes from new growth. I’m hoping this applies to my writing as well. Come ahead, spring!
There’s a touch of fall in the air. I could feel it the other morning when I went outside to feed TC, our barn cat. A crisp coolness from the ground up. I love this time of year. My writing … Continue reading
This is the state of my life right now. Changing classrooms, changing curriculum, changing my mind. Changes make me nervous, but also excited. Sometimes. How do you feel about change?