~This Writing Life~

Sometimes, I just gotta stand there…

 I love the birds in Florida. Varied and bold. Bold in color, flight, movement or .. size. This gray masterpiece stood silent, watching ..as I devoured my rather exquisite baklava one morning. He didn’t hover, didn’t entrench, just kept a steady vigil. Waiting. He feels like my totem animal these days. Standing alone, away from… Continue reading Sometimes, I just gotta stand there…

Daily Prompt · Finding the BEST within me~ · Weekend Coffee Share~ · ~This Writing Life~

~If we were having coffee …

If we were having coffee this lovely, crisp and sunny, day~I would tell you about my new work in progress, and the new writing schedule I have created…I would also tell you about the writing course I am signed up for (and crazy in love with)… We likely would share our week, the ups, downs,… Continue reading ~If we were having coffee …

Beach Bungalow · Beach love · Cottage and Garden~ · Finding the BEST within me~ · Freedom · Haskell's Hounds · Struggles~ · Working at home · ~This Writing Life~

Pondering~

It was one of those days…the kind that you mull through. When the day begins with less than a stellar start. Like when coffee runs all over your counter-top from the rather new, rather expensive machine that promised to behave. Lovely. Finding myself in a quandary…which bill to pay, which task to tackle, and always,… Continue reading Pondering~

Daily Prompt · Freedom · Struggles~ · Working at home · ~This Writing Life~

Building that bunker~

SOOOO… my husband wants a bunker. Yes. Even as we live in Florida and his rather elaborate blueprints feature underground assemblages. He is animate this time, and frankly, I am quite unsure how to feel about it. The man has always wanted something similar since he prefers anything ‘off the grid’, protective, and apparently without… Continue reading Building that bunker~

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Staying on Point~

The past weeks have been filled with family connections. My children are grown and most live far away…but we had three of them under my roof,  TOGETHER, many times this week. My emotions ran from glee to melancholy even as I was determined to be strong, light, and present in each moment. Knowing the day… Continue reading Staying on Point~