Now that I’m feeling like myself again, it seems like there aren’t enough hours in the day. So many hobbies, so little time. I want to read and knit and write and learn. I want to organize my desk and decorate for fall. I want to photograph and craft. I’m better when I’m busy, butContinue reading “Paradox”

My Scrapbook of Words

I love words. In fact, I love words so much that I collect them. Every now and then, the kids and I sit down with some old magazines and cut them apart. For them, it is a creative mishmash of random details that become otherworldly creatures. For me, it is a scavenger hunt for juicyContinue reading “My Scrapbook of Words”

The Writing Life

Sometimes, it is the words on a page that give me pause. I love to learn from books, to gather ideas from books. At the moment, I am reading Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg. I am slowly beginning to think of myself as a writer, aiming to have published work. But here isContinue reading “The Writing Life”

For This

I am grateful for this. For having a blog again and waking each morning to writing. It is helping me to notice the small moments that make me happy. It is something to look forward to. It is also a way to use some of the thousands of photos I have on my hard drive!Continue reading “For This”