A Year to Clear, Minimalist, Simplfy. I am called to release what no longer serves me, and boy oh boy, am I letting go of stuff. Coffee mugs we never use, clothes I never wear, and books I don’t need to keep. And now the bookcases provide me with a creative outlet!
27 Jan 2017 Leave a comment
24 Dec 2016 Leave a comment
The big day is upon us and rightly, the kids are showing up soon! I have decorated, knit gifts, wrapped presents and entertained myself with holiday concerts, plays and lightshows. I am ready! I’m ready for the best day of the year with all the ups and downs that come with it. I’m ready for peace, and that special family time we’ve planned. I’m ready for the joy and the lull after gift opening when everyone sits around playing with their gifts. I’m ready for our annual seafood Christmas Eve supper and the candlelight service at the UU church. I am so ready!!!
14 Nov 2016 Leave a comment
Writing is how I think. Mulling over the thoughts that arise within me, I ponder how best to express them, how to convey clearly my heart and mind. Today I return to work after a week’s derailment.
29 Oct 2016 Leave a comment
Earlier this week as I was preparing to travel to Lake Placid for a writer’s retreat I wrote that when I returned the leaves would be off the trees here in southern NH. Those beauties are still here, and so is the laundry, my unread library books and smudgy kitchen counters. And those things will wait a few days longer as I create a new writing habit. Daily applications of ass to seat so that I can write the truth.
03 Aug 2016 Leave a comment
Free time in the art room gives us time to explore what’s happening inside. That’s where the beauty resides, and the tangle of truth. I worked on some pages in my art journal about myself, my mother, and grandmother. They made fimo monsters!