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 [...]