Category Archives: Personal

WORD PLAY

  WORD PLAY I am posting a few exercises I did in an on-line writing class some years ago.  They are such fun to do and a great way to practice writing when the inspiration for more serious work-in-progress needs … Continue reading

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MY MUSE HAS AWAKENED ONCE AGAIN

  At last, I found a reprieve from the tyranny of Facebook and the daily horror show of the Trump administration.  In mid-October I enrolled with an online writing program, “The Write Practice”, to take their “100 Day Book Challenge” … Continue reading

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MOOD OF PISCES

    THOUGHTS FROM AN EMPTY MIND   Today is my 77th birthday. Seven is a lucky number and I do feel fortunate So much to be grateful for So many friends wishing me well A comfy peaceful home with … Continue reading

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ELECTION 2016

  MY COLLECTED THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS SINCE THE ELECTION Monday, November 21, 2016 Only two weeks ago many thousands of us went hopeful and cheerful, looking forward to placing our vote for the First Woman President of the United States.   … Continue reading

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FALL EQUINOX RANT

SHADOWS AND REFLECTIONS Fall is a time of reflecting on what we have gathered, and then deciding what to keep and what to let go.   It is a time of hard decisions; of looking deep within and choosing which parts … Continue reading

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING

  LIVING IN INTERESTING TIMES I fear to have it too easy, so I make things harder for myself than I need to by worrying about things I have no ability to control.   But I believe that words have power … Continue reading

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WHY SO MUCH HATE IN OUR GREAT FREE COUNTRY?

  TO REJOICE OR REBEL? I meant to be writing a blog about the season of Leo… a time for enjoying the pleasant things in our lives… such as romance and play, creativity and beauty, love and joy. It is … Continue reading

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TEMPERING MY WRETCHED ANGER WITH QUIETLY IMPASSIONED ACTION

LIVING IN TROUBLED TIMES The news cannot be ignored.  Our nation is in deep peril from within its own soul.  We seem to have become a dangerous, deranged, and damned citizenry. Even within the simple activities of daily living…  people … Continue reading

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MY DECLARATION OF FREEDOM FROM THE TYRANNY OF AUTHORSHIP

I AM GIVING MYSELF A VACATION FROM WRITING MY WELL OF INSPIRATION FOR THE ‘RAVEN SEQUEL’ HAS NEARLY RUN DRY I HAVE A MOUNTAIN OF CHARACTERS, SCENES, SETTINGS, CRISIS AND TURNING POINTS BUT I FIND NO REAL STORY… NO COMPELLING … Continue reading

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ROAD SCRAMBLE

  ROAD-SCRAMBLE:   June 21, 2016 I had planned to write a Summer Solstice piece today but my mind doesn’t want to go there.  I’m all over the map in my head, but not where I want to be. It’s kind … Continue reading

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