Category: Writing

Published on March 06, 2021

My Artist and Me

My Artist is sitting in an armchair sipping a cup of tea.  Her legs are curled up under her and there is a cozy yellow blanket piled on top.  She is watching her sweet Girl wriggle and […]

Creativity
In Between
Musings
Revelations
Writing

Published on October 01, 2019

Vital

Slow muscles. Vital. Tiny muscles. Vital. Talking to you. Vital. In a new way. Vital. Finding the way. Vital. Finding the words. Vital. This way, a different way. Vital. From the heart. Vital. From the […]

Creativity
Poetry
Writing

Published on September 16, 2019

“Minding Mama” – a performance piece

What if I didn’t have to worry about what people would say about this new piece, “Minding Mama“?  What if I didn’t concern myself with judgement about being a good daughter, a loving daughter?  What if I […]

Aging
Creativity
Revelations
Writing

Published on June 07, 2019

Stepping Into the River

Widows Anonymous opens tomorrow, June 8.  Today is finalizing all the details: printing the program, getting my costume ready, deciding on my makeup, and choosing which talisman I will take with me.  I’m planning one more rehearsal […]

Creativity
Theater
Widows Anonymous
Writing

Published on November 26, 2018

She Rises ….

There is a saying I once heard, we overestimate what we can do in a day and underestimate what we can do in a year.  After losing Mike last year, I’d never have believed I’d […]

Creativity
Garden Journal
Revelations
Transformation
Writing

Published on March 06, 2018

Braver Together

Sometimes we need a hand to hold.  Even though we know we can do it, are strong enough, smart enough to do it, sometimes, we somehow, just don’t. Sometimes we need a little extra help, […]

Creativity
Transformation
Writing

Published on June 17, 2016

We Stutter and Stall

It is coming. The next shift. The next movement in this thing that is my life. It starts to take shape. A figure rising from the mist. It has to do with putting the writing […]

Creativity
Revelations
Writing

Published on April 15, 2016

The Book is Finished.

The book to “Skins I Have Worn,” is finished. You would think I’d have shouted that to the world as soon as I was done. Posted it across the internet. Hired a plane to fly it across […]

Creativity
Domestic Abuse
Revelations
Skins I've Worn
Writing

Published on March 29, 2016

I Hit SEND!

At last.  Jumping for joy. Skipping with glee. Celebrating with champagne and chocolates! I hit SEND. The poetry book has been uploaded to Lulu, a proof copy is in the works, an e-book version being […]

Creativity
Skins I've Worn
Writing

Published on March 24, 2016

So Near and Yet So Far

LOL – I’ve learned can mean lots of love or, in my case, laughing out loud. I was inspired by my last discovery – the reason for my procrastination.  So I hunkered down and did […]

Creativity
Revelations
Skins I've Worn
Writing