I am in a November state of mind today. The sky hangs bleak and grey as sheets of rain create frigid puddles on the pavement below. Trees stretch skeletal branches towards the suffocating clouds as we huddle indoors, all the lamps turned on to push against the too early darkness. I want to curl up… Continue reading November State of Mind
An old friend dropped by today. Maybe you've heard of him- his name is Procrastination. He shuffled into my house like the old man in the supermarket who slowly weaves in front of you down the dairy aisle, keeping you from reaching the meeting you have been dreading. He's a frustrating old codger- you want… Continue reading Life Gets in the Way
I expected today to be horrible. To stink from beginning to end. One year ago today my world changed forever as my dad passed from this world to the next. I have cried today, though not for myself. I do have a tremendous headache, though I suspect that may be my penance for over-indulging in… Continue reading Anniversary
I knew that in following my dream, new worlds would open up for me. I had no idea that one of those worlds would be computer literacy! Despite the fact I have not been posting everyday I have been working everyday on cultivating some of the skills that I need in this new adventure called… Continue reading New Worlds
I am a busy person. Making a commitment to write had added something else to my all ready crowded plate and it is knocking me off kilter. It is messing with my mum mojo, so to speak. Yesterday when I was making dinner, while writing in my head and supervising my kids while they did… Continue reading Sometimes Making Things Explode is a Good Thing
This past weekend I attended the Surrey International Writer's Festival. To say that I have come away inspired would be an understatement. I have said for years that I want to write- the problem is, I never actually get to the writing part of things. The clincher for me was listening to one of my… Continue reading Putting My Butt in the Seat (for real this time!)
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