Last night after I watched 'A Few Good Men' (I was craving Tom Cruise, what can I say?), I looked in my datebook to see what was on the schedule for today. I did a little jig when I saw that the day was open until 5pm! A whole day to fill up with...with what?!… Continue reading And then – a day opens!
You know when you start thinking about a new idea and little gifts...magical moments...signs...start showing up like snowflakes made just for you? Whether this new idea has to do with a writing project or a dream, things begin to show up in ways that keep the idea or dream cultivating. That's been happening to me.… Continue reading The Living In & The Holding
I'm feeling inspired and grateful. Grateful that I'm feeling inspired. The hubby and I had a date to the movies this afternoon. We watched 'A Star Is Born' - the remake written, directed and starring Bradley Cooper, and featuring Lady Gaga and Sam Elliot, Anthony Ramos, Andrew Dice Clay, and loads of other incredible actors.… Continue reading Gobble Gobble Grateful
Hello friends! I hope this post finds you well. Have you had to dig out your socks and sweaters and scarves yet? I'll admit I have socks on right now! Sheesh. And, I wore boots today! Ack! Fall is definitely here. Acceptance is pending. If you need a hug to warm the chill...Come on by! I've… Continue reading Gertrude’s Writing Room – Fall Workshops Announced & An Update
This afternoon I leave for Toronto to attend the Humber Summer Writing Workshop! My tummy is a bowl of fluttering knots and I feel shaky with anxiety and excitement. It's a beautiful morning. The sun is shining strong and it smells like summer on the cool breeze. The birds are awake and singing sweet songs… Continue reading Off to Humber & the Space Between
Here's how it works in my brain. It's constantly telling me things to write. What does that mean? It means that there's a voice (among the many, but one of the main, loudest most prolific voices) that's narrating narrations in my head ALL. THE.TIME. Example: Yesterday I went to Chapters with Miller and Jett. I received… Continue reading The Writer’s Brain
Like chocolate... A delicious gift I was given just this morning after spending two glorious hours with a group of poets in a 'World of Poetry' class. I was invited to speak about poetry, and then participate in a salon-style poetry session. It was a perfect morning, really. I can talk about poetry and writing… Continue reading Plenty of Things
My schedule. My actions. The voices in my head. I'm feeling different inside. I feel in my heart and soul that 2018 is a year of self-changing transition. It's in the air, too, because I'm not the only one who is talking about taking this year to radically change something(s) in her life. I haven't purchased… Continue reading It’s Different