Life as Tragedy: Merry Christmas

Life as Tragedy: Merry Christmas

With Christmas almost upon us (my shoulders ache already), it seems only fitting to quote Oscar Wilde: “There are only two tragedies in life: One is not getting what you want, the other is getting it.” Example: A. You get … Continue reading

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Most fields have their dreams. Finding my way.

Most fields have their dreams. Finding my way.

The field of urban planning uses terms like wayfinding and desire lines. When I first heard of the latter, my thoughts traveled to 900 numbers. Maybe that’s why transportation planners now mostly refer to this phenomenon as a desire path. … Continue reading

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Is there room in Marvel for a Superhero Master Gardener?

Is there room in Marvel for a Superhero Master Gardener?

I have traveled to and fro this year. Sometimes by land, sometimes by air. When flying in the old days (yes, I am old enough to start saying that) I would worry upon takeoff about all that fuel. Then I … Continue reading

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Increasing Flow Experiences

Increasing Flow Experiences

At a recent writing retreat I was asked to come up with a sentence a day. This one describes the feeling of writing alongside writers in a positive atmosphere… This cottage is a fertile bubble brimming with possibility and held … Continue reading

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Invoking Sewage

Invoking Sewage

What does a writer do in between writing and waiting for the next rejection letter? This writer now looks for jobs that pay a steady income. Sense and sensibility has come calling…well, sort of. My most recent cover letter included … Continue reading

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