The Darkness of the Morning

I make my way into the darkness of the morning –  it's 4:20 am.  I have been writing and writing and writing. In the darkness of the morning, I feel the aura of the unknown. I welcome its mystery.   I reach for my trusty oh-so-classic, weighted-by-its years laptop.   It sits…

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The Mighty Sea always changing

The mighty sea always reminds me of beauty and turmoil in my life.  Life's been bumpy what can I say;  however, it's surrounded by puffs of grace and so much gratitude. I pulled this photo out this morning and my heart skipped a beat.  I suppose it always does when…

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Lessons of the Waxing Moon

I woke up at 3:30 and clearly knew I was being summoned. I found my robe and slippers and made my way with cat companion toward that first cup of coffee.  My laptop and the shimmering moonlight provided the only light I needed to write. Why was this particular year…

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Good Morning Mid-January

There’s a momentary pause in the rain. Like space in between the words I write. Voids in the day. To be filled or fulfilled. And really, does it matter? I walked in the rain last night to catch the bus – I needed the almost-mile walk up the blocks dodging…

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Edging into Winter

As the temps slide down I find myself squirming to locate my nestling spot.  There's so much to do and be done and it's the holidays and this and that and and...wait stop.  Take a breath.  Been quite the busy year.  And goodness me, I crossed over to a new…

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Emotional Edginess

The rooftop gremlins woke us up around 3:40am.  I was in the middle of a dream - appropriate for the disruption. My love insisted on going up on the roof to survey the situation, returning to say a new neighbor had been locked out and climbed up the fire escape…

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Sparkle through the January gyrations

Is it still January?  For years I've wanted to steal away for the month and return in February.  January brings out all the residual gunk you thought you let go of the previous year. I powered through the holidays and dove into the New Year and then it kinda took…

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The Un-Comfort Zone

I prepare to take a walk with my laptop to do some writing at a favorite cafe. I realize the belt holding my jeans up is bugging me.  I take it off.  Much better. Sweet comfort. I find myself saying "so what" daily -- making shifts for others' mishaps.  By giving…

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