What is Love?

PROCESS WRITING – ABOUT LOVE Writing a story is often a long process for me with red pencil slashes, rewrites, and revisions before arriving at a polished product. What goes on behind the scenes? Sifting ideas. Where’s the focus? Does this align with the...

The Raised Eyebrow

Musings From My Writing Life My mother had this thing she did with her eyebrow. That is not a typo. Eyebrow. Singular. She could raise her eyebrow quite high so it peaked in a perfect arc. It was very noticeable. When accompanied by a low murmur of my name or “girls,“...

Meet Each Day

My Extraordinary Friends I have close friends who welcome each day with optimism, in spite of aging quirks that crop up here and there, and often overcoming some pretty serious challenges. The quirks started with me after I hit 70, forcing me to finally label myself...

This Brand New Year-2024

January Slipped Below the Horizon The Christmas tree is packed away for the 16th time outliving its 10-year guarantee. Thank you cards are done. I’m  curbing my extreme disappointment that my creative gift package that went out to my beautiful great-nieces was a...

3 Big Ideas of Writing Advice

Early in my writing career, (1996) Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way  was one of my favorite books – quotes, creative affirmation, and the Morning Pages.  Write Big Idea #1   Morning Pages Morning Pages inspired me. So that’s how you do it. Get up even earlier...

2024- It is a NEW year

WE’VE CROSSED THE THRESHOLD. 2024 IS HERE! Here’s what I’ve got in mind that’s coming my way – happy times, pleasant weather, family and friends who adore me, a feeling of gratitude each morning. What a day! Each morning I realize this day is...