Enjoy the images and writings and recordings as they emerge – not filtered for only the best writing or only the ‘worthy’ photography. I give you what’s honest, the messy truth, a tiny slice of extraordinary beauty in my ordinary life.

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28 Frames of Mind

    Life buzzes with busy-ness. The mind whirls with wonder and worry. And Autumn comes and goes too quickly it seems (or Spring for all of you in the Southern hemisphere!). Mindfulness. We all need some. And silent meditation is not the only way to pause,...

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random red

Let me read it to you... **adult language     sassy gingham apron red tender love poem red rosacea on my cheeks and décolletage red dried chili pepper in a beaded glass jar red vintage smoking jacket in the back of my closet red faded cowgirl boots I just...

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the BIG write :: September 2017

It's September and I have that September feeling - memories of the flutter of returning to school and the dangers of being seen, being myself without all the disguises. Write-along with me using a line from a Cecilia Woloch poem and let's make this month a time of...

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of words

Let me read it to you...     a glimmer of words fireflies flickering flying above reach against a night sky competing with stars and a passing satellite   aimless dance of words they are here no, there to hold them in a jar is to keep them captive...

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they said

Let me read it to you...     My uncle said, “Play to win.” We were playing a card game and he was my partner. The room was filled with Marlboro and Tareyton, interrupted by occasional shouting, anger or elation. I was just seven but had to learn to play...

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truth about hunger

Let me read it to you...     the truth is the backyard ash shivers in the dark and every night hungers for morning sun   the truth is babies are born craving lullabies the baritone drum of a father’s voice and mama’s cool hand across the forehead  ...

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the BIG write :: August 2017

This month, I have something really special for us. I bring you an interview with the amazing Laurie Wagner, creator of 27 Powers and Wild Writing. We gabbed about Wild Writing, what’s scary about it, what’s healing and lifechanging about it. Laurie brings a favorite...

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Let me read it to you...   A piece of me once pirouetted in powder blue Lycra and legwarmers and pink satin pointe shoes. A piece of me once ‘Grooved Tonight’ and ‘Beat It’ and ‘Funkytowned,’ even won a retro Twist contest with a boy long gone. A piece of me ate...

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