“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” ~ John Lubbock This morning I’m not blogging. I’m sleeping. Sleeping is healing, and […]
“Blown up a toilet? We’ve never blown up a toilet.” “Great idea though, thanks, Mum.” ~ J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Sorry, Lovelies, Today’s blog is now an apology instead of an installment of our Chakra Journal Challenge. You see, Ben and I can’t seem to shift this wretched stomach bug. […]
“Solar Eclipse Each morning I wake invisible. I make a needle from a porcupine quill, sew feet to legs, lift spine onto my thighs. I put on my rib and collarbone. I pin an ear to my head, hear the waxwing’s yellow cry. I open my mouth for purple berries, stick on periwinkle eyes. I […]
“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” ~ Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft Shhhh… I’m on writing retreat. Well, writing boot camp, actually. So, hilariously, I’m writing this post to tell you that I have no time to write a post today. Because I’m writing. Me and a […]
I am unable to blog this morning, owing to the fact that I am still in bed, trapped under a blue triceratops. Also, Lyme… Sorry, I’ve had a rotten night. And I have one eye that refuses to cooperate. Normal blogging should resume tomorrow.
“To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles.” ― T.F. Hodge “A bruise is a lesson… and each lesson makes us better.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones “The lotus is the most beautiful flower, whose petals open one by one. But it will only grow in the mud. In […]
“My head aches, my eyes burn, my arms and legs have given up, and my face in the mirror has a grayish cast. The bed, across the room, calls in its unmistakable lover’s croon, Come to me, come, only I can make you truly happy, oh, how happy I’ll make you, don’t resist, remember how […]
“It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” ~ George Washington There’s a reason why I am not blogging today. Honest! Aliens visited my farm and I needed to make them scones and tea… A giant spider invaded my home town via the disused railway line… I got a bit caught up… […]