Your weekly offering of writing/journal/art prompts. In honor of the Solstice, I give you quirky ornaments. Reindeer-hide boots from Finland Taxi from my friend Luann in honor of my massive amounts of kid-chauffeuring My daughter’s nod to the power of girls Minnesota-made From my sister because hippos are funny. Hippos on skis are funnier. Extra […]
Shift #34: Go Buy Someone a PresentSometimes I don’t want to shift my focus. Sometimes I just want to wallow in whatever’s going on around me. This is a week like that. We are all surrounded by decorations, music, television specials, packages, etc. Schedules are packed. And I’m hearing some grumbling here and there about […]
Your weekly offering of writing/journal/art prompts. All photos by KCMickelson.May you see something that inspires you. Happy Friday.
Shift #33: Drive on Ice I began today not with a journal and coffee, or with thoughts of this blog piece, but with my daughter behind the wheel of our Outlander as we navigated our way to the high school at 7:45 a.m. Abby picked a great day to oversleep. And I picked a great […]
Your weekly offering of writing/journal/art prompts. 1. One of my amusements, when driving to the high school to drop off a bag of sabers this week, was noticing the attire of students walking home. My favorite was the boy wearing athletic shorts (as in bare legs), sweatshirt, and huge leather mittens. December in Minnesota. 2. […]
Shift #32: Repurpose Famous Work Today, I read an article from the Boston Review about the co-existence of poetry placed into the academic canon (American) with poetry used as expression by the common person, how much poetry is being published in various places, and what this all means. The article, Glut Reactions, an exchange between […]