Inside, Outside

Originally posted on rarasaur:
Judah First:I am reblogging this not only to honor Rara, but because all of us have times in our lives when we need her wisdom: “Inside, outside, mind the inside, nevermind the out.” Enjoy! Originally posted on rarasaur: View original

So, I’m writing this book…

I’ve had the idea for a novel in my head for several months now, and have begun working on it as seriously as I can and still hold a full-time job, raise a teenager, spend time with my husband, play tennis, watch tennis, exercise, garden, eat, and find time to relax. (Reading didn’t even make…

War Between Worlds

Magic exists everywhere. Bursting up from deep within the earth, layers of rock rise up stepping into majestic peaks. Seas teem with every kind of creature, unique in both form and function. Rivers flow over hill and dale, moving with an effervescent, inexorable pulse. Skies glow in rainbow colors, displaying light in resplendent hues human…

Season for Remembering

This past weekend I finally got around to pulling out my winter clothes and putting all that is summer away. November 1 seems kind of late in the year for that, but I am always thankful when the warmer weather hangs around a bit longer, so, no complaints here. One of the items in my…

Gusts of Inspiration

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Originally Written 8/27/14 It’s easy to think of inspiration as invisible—like the wind—you never truly see it.  You only see whatever or whoever is caught up in it.  Some are tornadoes in size (like the pause after the profundity of MLK Jr’s dream was spoken).  Others are small.  The wobble of…

Wind Surfing and Wedding Crashing

September 27, 2014, three Saturdays before my eldest daughter’s wedding, I sat on my side porch enjoying breakfast and a hot cup of black coffee, while pondering my very long to-do list. It was a windy morning, windier than usual, and looking up, I saw a hawk soaring just above my head. With no need…