Cottage and Garden~ · ~This Writing Life~

on the brink of May~

It has been a day of writing~ actually an entire week of such. A very very good week, indeed. When this occurs, especially in the midst of crazy-schedules of classwork and business needs, I feel fortunate  annoyingly smug! The entire stretch of past days has been a mosaic of weather patterns, as per Rocky Mountain springtime.… Continue reading on the brink of May~

Finding New Loves~ · Finding the BEST within me~ · ~This Writing Life~

finding my groove~

When I consider the whole complexity of life, there is no box big enough to hold my thoughts. They wander, dance, fight, hide, melt… I understand the greatness, and the insignificance, and yet I struggle to capture the beauty of its fragility. It is vital, I think to attempt to mark moments with art… A… Continue reading finding my groove~

Finding the BEST within me~ · Workouts and Words~Challenges

Hello Workouts~

Today is Day 16 of my three-month-long (self imposed) challenge to restart my workouts at our local (very cool) rec center. I have had a membership for two years, and my usual routine is to begin strong, falter and flatline about mid-year. But oh, those first months of steady commitment change me…both in mind, spirit,… Continue reading Hello Workouts~

Cottage and Garden~ · Finding the BEST within me~ · ~This Writing Life~

responsibility of a caretaker~

Just a bit of memory…2013 Boulder County Colorado. Flood. Picture from 9News. I found this photo to be beautiful, humbling, and deeply moving. We were fortunate, here where I live, to not have too much damage at our cottage…but just down the road in either direction it was difficult to believe the roads, land, trees,… Continue reading responsibility of a caretaker~

~This Writing Life~

The creepy threads of writing madness~

This writing life….full of flighty imagination, resistant characters, fumbling dialogue. I search for what I need to say, must say. My plot goes off onto some shadowy hole leaving me with an angry loss. The hero refuses to cooperate, the victims pathetic, the antagonist behaves like a fool. I can’t decide which town they all shall live… Continue reading The creepy threads of writing madness~