0n the death of Seamus Heaney I am trying to write a poem because I am sad– and because summer is ending- and because a poet I love has died.
“There are only three kinds of business in the universe: mine, yours, and God’s.” ~ Byron Katie Today, I had the urge to write about something that I was outraged about. I
The traveler driving down a lonely country road at night, is encouraged by the distant twinkling lights of her destination. But it’s the headlights of her car that keep her from
I do believe that making art is an act of courage. Courage to keep going when life is in chaos. When your are tired and drained and empty When you
Knowing and accepting that we will be criticized- that we will be judged, rejected or even worse ignored– and choosing to continue anyway- is an essential skill that we need
I reblogged this post from a few years ago I think I have come a long way from this but some of them still apply. Reasons I get stuck.
“The routine is as much a part of the creative process as the lightning bolt of inspiration, maybe more.” Twyla Tharp THE CREATIVE HABIT I agree with Twyla Tharp. I
“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Live in the question.” Rainer Maria Rilke I love these words. I try to call them up when
Getting ready for making wishes on the full moon, July 3rd. I used to have tea parties with my friend Rachel once a month before she moved to Boston. She
This is the beginning of a story that I scribbled down in the coffee shop. It showed up in my notebook today like this. My grandmother was quiet and mysterious