What now, I ask myself? I have lost many and am terrified of losing more. These past few years have been full of strife and sorrow. Joy, yes, but it has come with a heavy price. What now? Live as well as possible and write something that matters? A story is a story, a transportationContinue reading “What now?”
Ready to re-emerge into time and space, prepared to rejoin the societal waves of physical contact, formed and new? Ready to come out of the isolation chrysalis with new breath and life- a new determination to be, to be the true, authentic self? That is my goal, and I hope to resonate a feeling ofContinue reading “Shake it out”
Writing in the Pandemic Using isolation as a tool is hard, but can lead to amazing results. You are writing, and really, no one is watching. How about venturing out after isolation? Much harder. The world is still churning and here you have been sequestered at home pecking away on your laptop and fretting aboutContinue reading “Stretch”
Check out my story, A Million Miles Away, recently published on the Flash Fiction Magazine Website. This magazine is an amazing resource and supporter of the flash fiction writer. Hope y’all like it!
Carnival Man attempts to answer the question; if you can see the future can you change it? Set in a logging town in the Northwest, a river town in the post Vietnam era, it is the story of Emma, a young girl coming of age, who has the ability to read nature. Emma finds theContinue reading “Carnival Man”
I currently live in a river town and it is interesting to observe how the river connects us. It is more powerful than any of us combined. It softens, soothes and often takes our soul, literally, as at least three swimmers a year lose their life to its torrents. It is impossible to out foxContinue reading “River Town”
NOTE TO FRIENDS: Buy This Book!! From our own amazing Cris Coffing, within whom the Heart of Arts beats in Snoqualmie…….…. What an AMAZING book!! I dug every word! I am a life-long, hardcore reader….and this book blew my socks off! I couldn’t put it down!! I am so impressed and tickled with the complexityContinue reading “Review”
My word for the New Year is JUSTICE. I watch injustice daily, a “lie to your face” form of injustice that hurts people and the planet. Lies that support the justification for the desecration of the wildlife and state of life that people deserve. The constitution states that the government is to promote the “generalContinue reading “Changes in Snoqualmie Valley”
How do you keep the peace in your own mind when there is so much turmoil in the atmosphere? I listen to news, read magazines and newspapers, listen to the talk and the buzz, buzz continues in my head long after. How can I settle that buzzing, the buzzing that can become extremely distracting? ItContinue reading “Keepin’ the Peace”
Trying to remember to be grateful for everyday, even the days when I have book work and meetings scheduled and a to do list of fifty things. Keep the gratitude, because I am alive and I can take a big breath of fresh air.