Labor Day Weekend

Friday morning my intention was to “get stuff done.” Paint those baseboards that were kind of chipped, update some work documents, research for a client, organize our recent Boston and Adirondack vacation photos. A mix of mental and physical work, but all under the...

Summer – Read, Relax, Travel, Write

Summer’s Coming It’s still happening. Memorial Day. Then the middle of June. Then the first day of summer. And I want to  travel. Relax. Do lots of stream of consciousness writing. A bit weird considering I’ve been retired from official careers of...

EASTSIDE WRITING ROOM- APRIL 

TUESDAYS  11:30 AM-1:30 PM  A weekly writing support group just for writing Works great for busy adult writers who need two hours of uninterrupted writing time. No cell phones. No critiques. JUST WRITE! Our group rotates among three Eastside Tucson locations. We begin...

My Mother’s Beauty

My mother’s 101 birthday would have been June 22. This is for her. I don’t think anyone ever said of my mother that she was “a beauty.” A childhood photo when she was nine shows a slender and almost delicate girl on pointe in a perfect ballet tutu and pose. Her face...

Read Like a Writer, Travel Like a Writer

I’ve consciously and seriously been on the lookout for writing ideas for decades. Even before I considered myself a writer, I’d “see” scenes, overhear conversations, observe body language and immediately go off into creating a silent and soon a written riff about it....