A Little Reminder

Hello, hello. I'm just popping in today to remind you that the next round of Just Five Things begins this coming Monday (September 7). Working within the structure of handwritten lists, we'll explore prompts that center on resetting-recharging-redirecting.  It's a good time of year (especially this year) to explore such prompts, yes? As always, this [...]

Sometimes {and a hiatus}

Sometimes.   Sometimes I want to cry because I am sad or overwhelmed. Sometimes I want to cry because I feel completely connected to All.   Sometimes I want to eat vegetables and fruits. Sometimes I want to eat freshly baked cookies and sourdough bread.   Sometimes I want to have long and deep and [...]

:: Ten Things :: {and Marie Howe}

One of my go-to writing practices is that of listing ten things that I notice in a particular moment, in a right now.  It’s a wonderful way to slow down and bring myself into the present.  It’s a way to get words from my heart onto the paper when streams of sentences feel too hard [...]

:: Ten Things ::

Ten things.  Right now. 1.  English Breakfast tea.  With maple syrup.  And a splash of cream. 2.  Takenobu on Pandora. 3.  Birds chirping.  Two cardinals hopping in the grass. 4.  A mist hanging over the backyard.  The sky, white. 5.  The birches dressed in green.  It happened seemingly overnight. 6.  Stretchy yoga pants.  Because Pilates will [...]

Five on a Tuesday + a Giveaway

I like my lists.  I know you know.  When I just need to get something (anything) down, lists are how I fill my page.  Yes, the to-do lists (there's always a current to-do list). But the other lists.  The ones for gratitude, the ones for right now, the ones for dreams.  I like the way lists [...]