Stops and Starts form the Big Picture

Do you ever get a thrill out of recycling or up-cycling something? Take apart a sweater to make a hat? Make a bookshelf into a wine rack? I get a happy little thrill when I'm able to revive the old and transform it into something new and fresh. Relevant. Useful. There's a million different approaches … Continue reading Stops and Starts form the Big Picture


Novel Update; What happened?

This fall I embarked on a goal to write a 50,000 novel. The end result: I wrote 9000 words. I got sick, I lost motivation, I switched tenses, I started to edit instead of write...┬áIt was great! I actually mean that sincerely. I started something that I want to see through to the end. I … Continue reading Novel Update; What happened?

It’s Morning

It's Morning! -a poem by an overly caffeinated morning person Pry open your bleary eyes Dear one, don't you realize All the indicators are there; It's time to awaken The birds are chirping; The sun is out I've already had my coffee And OH-MY-GOSH-THIS-IS-SO-EXCITING-EVERYTHING-IS-AMAZING-AND-I-JUST-WANT-TO-SHARE-IT-ALL-WITH-YOU-WHY-AREN'T-YOU-MOVING-YET?! GET-UP-FASTER! It's MOOOAAARNING!!!   A note about the artwork. The photo … Continue reading It’s Morning