A couple of nights ago I had the coolest dream. It awoke the writer within me in its lucidity.
This morning I read an article about flying taxis in Paris and the synapses in my brain started firing. We are edging toward in the Jetson‘s world, and it’s kind of exciting. Flight is such an intriguing thing, and its evolution is fascinating. My interest in it was one of the reasons I was so […]
As I wrap up November’s highlighted blogs, it’s been interesting to see what holds appeal for me. I learned a bit about myself and encourage you to read over of lists of sites you follow. It was a treat reading the list, seeing how many people I connect with. People who take the time to […]
Poetry and great writing. Who could ask for more? It’s early morning, my half awake middle aged mind returns to grade nine, an opaque blur: no faces, no objects, just a sense of door, teacher, the front of the classroom being next to the door, windows at the back…I hand the teacher my scribbled line […]
Disclaimer: You might want to mute the video before you start it — or perhaps, like me, you love the sound of wind (even if it’s slightly magnified by an iPhone microphone). The wind was so loud that day, Chris and I couldn’t hear each other talk as we walked into the wind. That was […]
The year’s at the spring And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hillside‘s dew-pearled; The lark‘s on the wing; The snail‘s on the thorn; God’s in his heaven– All’s right with the world. –Robert Browning I’m recently left Utah, after a visit with 4/6 of my “children” ( 3 sons and their […]
And I’m 100% okay with that. As many of you know, I tried my hand at poetry writing a bit ago. I’m always telling people how much I love Blogging University, and I was taking full advantage of the coursework by taking part in the Poetry class. So here’s the confession: I only did seven out of […]
Something about the very word “beloved” causes a frisson in us. Out of the people that matter to you, who matters the most? Whom do you love, or whom have you loved more than anyone else? What does the word “beloved” summon up in your imagination? What songs, poems, stories, movies spring to mind? Who […]