Of course it’s bloody raining… Ben Hey, Lovelies!We’re on the final week of packing, lugging, and transporting what the removalists won’t take, and selling the last of our farm equipment and building supplies, as we get ready to leave our farm and head north towards the treehouse by the beach. We still can’t get access […]
“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 […]
“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… […]