Sunday Mornings Are A Walk In The Park

Today, I wanted to take my book and disappear up a tree, to draw and watch the world through the eyes of the people passing below. I didn't get quite that far: nervous about being judged for climbing in a skirt, I instead planted myself on a bench between two magnolia trees.  The thought entered… Continue reading Sunday Mornings Are A Walk In The Park

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Prompt #1: Outside the Window

In order to get into the writing groove and start practicing for writing fiction, I have decided to spend some time every day writing 500 words on a small prompt.  I will try to make it as close to 500 words for every prompt, poem or otherwise.  Might be fiction, might be narrative nonfiction.  An… Continue reading Prompt #1: Outside the Window

Epiphany! No More Pursuing What Ain’t Good for Me

I woke up early this morning and lay awake for a while before getting up, listening to the birds and crickets chirping.  I wondered - as I finally decided I would get up and "beautify" myself as a mood lifter - whether the day would stay overcast and humid, or whether the sun would come… Continue reading Epiphany! No More Pursuing What Ain’t Good for Me