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~