FIVE MORE THINGS NOT IN THE MEDIA

It’s been up and down here. Mostly up because I work at it, but with an underlying current of down that every so often threatens to suck me under. But then, nothing is 100%, nothing is forever, right? And things are better for me than for so many, so shut… Continue reading

So Happy I Could Cry

♪ I’m So Glad (Skip James, ca 1931) YouTube What is it about joy that has such power to make me teary-eyed? How can I be grinning like a maniac as I’m hauling wood from the woodpile in a wind so cold it freezes my snot? I want to ask… Continue reading

Sometimes it’s good

I write all the time I don’t mean all the blabbery on social media.  I’m talking real writing — at least by my definition of “real”. Stories.  I stopped writing them a long time ago but now I do again.  Why?  Don’t know.  I write the occasional poem.  I’m no… Continue reading

The Mother of Invention

No, I don’t mean Frank Zappa, not that he and his Mothers aren’t worth a listen.  But discovering that you don’t have what you need when you’re at a quilting retreat far from anywhere doesn’t mean it can’t happen there. We’re sewing in a restaurant.  Long story… READ MORE PS –… Continue reading

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