Monthly Archives: June 2012

Meltdown: What Happened After A Recent Trip And How Not To Let It Happen Again

It’s Tuesday. I just walked in the house after a six-hour plane trip from Vermont.  It was a fast paced and emotion filled trip seeing friends, family members and revisiting old haunts.  I’m tired, but before I can sit down … Continue reading

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Rebooting My Creative Process

A writer is a writer not because she writes well and easily, because she has amazing talent, because everything she does is golden. In my view, a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when … Continue reading

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The Gift

I‘ve been given a much-needed gift. Sometimes when you give a gift to someone, it also becomes a gift to others. Today I’m feeling like one of the others. I’ve been away, am tired, have missed yoga and really wanted … Continue reading

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A Whirlwind Trip Down Memory Lane

Last week Bill and I flew up to Vermont to do a tour of our old stomping grounds.  We visited family and friends, made new friends, and revisited homes we once lived in. We spent every minute living in the … Continue reading

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Cleo, 1995-2012

She was my Mom’s cat.  I was there when Mom went to the SPCA to find a new friend.  Mom had recently moved here to Virginia from New Hampshire and was finally settled into a lovely small home.  Now she … Continue reading

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In The Company Of Ghosts

Time can only disclose or unfold itself in our now, and as it does, all of time and all the world unfolds too. Adam Frank,  Time and Again One afternoon, not too long ago Bill said,” Hey, let’s go to … Continue reading

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