Of bouquets and brambles and bounty 4 you….

About twenty years ago,  when I was in the thick of trying to figure out who am I in the strange and terrible beauty of this life, coming on forty and wondering what of all that I believed was even true enough to haul into the next season – what was real and what would…

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Of decades and dearness….

It’s a new decade and my one little word surprised me quick: When I was a girl,  there was one warm little word that could smooth back the hair from my upset and calm the afraid-and-alone of me, sometimes offered by my mother and also my grandma Creasy when I was particularly deserving. “Dear” “You…

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Badlands and bounty and loving it all……

I took a week away unplanned because I was spent from tugging some story into words and then I lost my faithful little sidekick,  Lucy,  and I needed to hold some quiet around me soft while my heart sat with it all for awhile. In all of my remembering,  I met again the word that…

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These days…….to live them all.

I’ve been writing gifts (sorry for disappearing for a while). Writing and wrapping like the busy elf I sometimes am. All the while,  waiting and watching for the word that might find me, my own little gift to tuck inside my heart and carry with me into the new. I’ve danced with several. The one that wants to…

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Shine and soar, anyway

“Bells”   there was so much juice on that word as I traveled around the sun these past twelve months and opened up to fresh skies and some new ways and began carving a bright new groove, even if it was slow going and isn’t half done. But there was this enormous grace in the carving and…

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