I wake to the call of the loons. The pale morning light sneaks through the half-drawn shades. My eyes follow the path down to the pond. Out on the dock, the four red chairs are scattered right where we left them last night after the sun set behind the dark pine trees. We raised our … Continue reading on “leaving day” (MEMORIES!)
The phone rings. The digital reading on the alarm clock says 5 a.m. I close my eyes and fumble for the phone on the nightstand. RING, again! Still groping, I remember that the phone is not beside me. It’s in the living area of the bungalow. RING, RING, RING!! It’s on the other side of … Continue reading The 5 a.m. call (WAKE UP!)
There are several possible explanations for this mimosa sitting on my nightstand at this time of day: it’s Saturday, it’s a holiday, it’s snowing, it's..... Let’s start with Saturday. I love Saturdays! It’s the middle day of the weekend (assuming you consider Friday as its beginning) with the promise of another whole … Continue reading oh, happy day (REPEAT)!
Last fall, I came across Kate Johnston’s name in a local adult education brochure. Described as a freelance writer and editor, she was offering a six week writing course entitled :” Ready, Set, Write! Becoming a Productive Writer.” It was a workshop for emerging and established writers. I was intrigued. I certainly wasn’t an established … Continue reading this is where i start (GULP!)