Of life-living and so-telling…..

I’ve been standing in the strong winds of the word that found me for the year – blameless – winds whipping high with opportunity to blame like crazy, to max out my capacity to resent and hold grudge. (isn’t that the way these things go – you get a word and it challenges you so)…

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A trust-fall back into the flow…..

Sometimes,  when I barrel into a block with my writing,  I wriggle free by doing this something that comforts loose the flow and I wonder if it’s an odd quirk of mine,  or do you do it too: list-making. I love lists. Sometimes the list becomes the thing. Like today,  when I’m trying to back…

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A barefoot mercy…..

I wrote a post and hurled it up “on time” – my self-imposed deadline, then took it down again for the love of you and I and the scurry of words which needed a good bit longer to marinate. Felt like I was forcing them through a sieve instead of letting them be what they…

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Of breakers and breathing and sprains…..

I started writing this series a few weeks back, letting it dig up my heart, so that I could carve out and share the overflow. Then things got weird, as if I was digging up buried treasure,   yes, but also other really disturbing things packed away in boxes in the basement of what I am.…

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A new little word to celebrate…..

I’ve listened curious for my one little word; it’s all I want to pack as I head into each new trek around the sun and I like to pack light so I wait for the word like a gift that will come rather than trying on a whole slew of them to see what might…

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