Category Archives: About Me

When I Am Brave

When I am brave, I will face the page every day with excitement and expectation. I will build a pile of pages, some connected by thoughts and themes, and some individual ones, standing alone with a purpose. A poem. An … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Support

Do you think you might be a writer, but you’re afraid to say it out loud to anyone? Do you need help taking those precious baby steps towards making a more creative life? Do you feel you’re called to write, … Continue reading

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Wild, Wild Love

I have a wild, wild love of possibilities. Of change. Of starting over. Especially of starting over in a new place, not running away per se but new beginnings. A new house in a new town, new friendships, new stores … Continue reading

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It Feels So Good To Write About Clarity

It hit me the other day when I had just finished reading a YA novel by Nina Lacour. I remembered how big everything felt when I was a teenager: happiness was bigger. Jealousy was bigger. Anger was bigger. And all … Continue reading

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100 Good Things about Me

A few years ago I compiled a list of “100 good things about me” for a self-help group I attended (okay make that 101 good things for attending a self-help group!). I asked my best friends and my daughters for their impressions … Continue reading

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Stress and my Health

I had my physical earlier this month–my lube, oil and filter as I call it. Everything was great (blood pressure low, heart rate good etc.) until the issue of my weight came up. Seems I’ve put on almost 30 lbs … Continue reading

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Pool of Memories

Last week my beau and I spent the week in Florida. I swam every day at the condo pool, my creaky joints soon cutting through the water like an old pro. I had forgotten how much I loved the water … Continue reading

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Introvert or Extrovert?

Sometimes I feel like I have multiple personalities: can you be both extroverted and introverted?  I am a friendly person. Too friendly if you ask my children–they hate it when I strike up conversations with strangers in the grocery store. … Continue reading

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Weird and Wacky

I’ve noticed a lot of blogs have a posting like this, so I decided to share some weird and wacky things that you might not know about me. 1. I love sushi but I don’t eat fish. Maybe it’s from … Continue reading

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