Category: Creativity

Published on October 25, 2022

Winter Hours – Most Unpredictable

I felt Her closing up shop last night. After weeks and months of being on display, open and wide, She was done. “Close me up. Put me away for a while. Let me eat my […]

Creativity
Moments of Mindfulness
Closed sign on the door "come back soon"

Published on March 12, 2021

It Aint No Fairytale

Once upon a time, there was a girl who met a boy.  They got married and had a child and lived happily, give or take, for a long time.  Then one day, in the middle of May, […]

Creativity
Garden Journal
Grief
Musings

Published on March 10, 2021

I Can’t Fail

They say that each project we undertake has an energy, a soul of its own.  A bit like marriage.  There is me, there is you, and there is Us.   As I start on this journey, this new […]

Creativity
Garden Journal
Moments of Mindfulness
Nature

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 February 26, 2021

Love Song to Body

I haven’t washed my hair in weeks, haven’t brushed my teeth in days, feeling that film under my tongue. I smell my armpits when I raise my arms.  And I like it. The animal in me […]

Creativity
Moments of Mindfulness
Musings
Revelations

Published on January 05, 2021

Company of Stars

I am here, at the crack of dawn, doing this thing.   It is simply deciding, choosing. To set the alarm,  Get out of bed,  Sit down with pen and paper,  To be here, doing this […]

Aging
Creativity
In Between
Musings
Poetry

Published on September 07, 2020

We Are Enough

We are the blending in. The eyes lowered shut and the shoulders bent in and our curves covered over. We blend in small, we blend in quiet, we blend in soft, we blend in good.   […]

Creativity
Moments of Mindfulness
Musings
Revelations

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