I’ve been a pretty ardent cook for years now but I wasn’t always the best about efficiently planning family meals. Last year I turned that all around and never looked back. Here’s how it works: Every Saturday morning I sit … Continue reading
“If you’re showing up as honestly as you know how to — you’re going to annoy someone. Criticism and counter opinions are part of dynamic expression and creativity. If you’re not generating some resistance, you’re probably not fully stepping out. … Continue reading
Hello dear readers. This feels a little announcementish, it being in writing and all, but I thought it only right to let you know that something has been brewing. And while a part of me thinks “resist!” “stay the course!” … Continue reading
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This was a ten minute timed writing exercise offered in Natalie Goldberg’s book An Old Friend from Far Away which I just cracked open this morning. The instructions are simple. Get a clock or timer and give yourself ten minutes. … Continue reading
If dreams were thunder Lightning was desire This old house it would’ve burned down a long time ago Make me an angel that flies from Montgomery Make me a poster of an old rodeo Just give me one thing that … Continue reading
“I couldn’t hear the music, I couldn’t remember how to play my own song.” ~ Anne Lamott I’m still digging it up, still brushing it off, but there’s something here. Something is just below the surface, and I’m wiggling it … Continue reading
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm. Henry David Thoreau Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm … Continue reading