1. Such huge impact rests in such tiny words: Love. Hate. Die. Stay. Goodbye. 2. The robin who built the nest beneath our deck has returned. She rockets out from the nest each time we approach and we duck, then apologize. 3. I simply cannot bring myself to brush my dogs’ teeth. Do wolves brush […]
Morning light in the garden.
Welcome to my Tuesday feature designed to get you moving in a different direction, shake up your daily or weekly writing routine. Later, you can return to your writing with a shift in focus. Shift #4: Life is a Collage Lately, I’ve been working on ideas for an essay about the broad topic of home. […]
What the late afternoon brought.
And that’s because this post is not about just one thing. We have writing prompts, because that’s what I do on Fridays. They’re here: One Minnesota Writer. And we have the return of DO A KIND THING. Because it’s Earth Day this weekend. You know? And we have a blog post, for anyone who’s wondering […]
1. So, it’s Hitler’s birthday and the anniversary of the Columbine school shootings….I have to do something peaceful and kind today as a small way to counteract such hatred. 2. Seeing Gloria Steinem this week at Beth El Synagogue in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, has made me question whether I give my daughter enough credit […]
What’s on your writing desk? One Minnesota Writer has rocks on hers.
Welcome to my Tuesday feature designed to get you moving in a different direction, shake up your daily or weekly writing routine. Later, you can return to your writing with a shift in focus. Shift #3: I Got a Rock One of my jars of rocks Often, when I’m stuck on what to write, I […]
1. There is nothing I buy in groups of 13 unless someone at the bakery throws an extra doughnut in my dozen. 2. Since showering with a splint on my arm is awkward, I have rediscovered how soothing baths really are. Bonus? 3. I can watch my kids perform in just about anything and it […]