Long ago I played several musical instruments. Rachel Friedman’s new book is a lens through which to understand why I don’t play any longer.
The writing shed has been a huge success.
If you’re an artist of any kind, you’re more likely to practice your art if your tools are easy to access.
A few weeks ago my husband sent me an article about how many Instagram users are taking the same photos. The standard photo taken through … Read more
If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know that, because of my illness, I have limited time in the day to do things … Read more
It’s been raining for days. The yard has become a marshland, with tufts of grass poking up from pools of standing water. The bedrock outcrop … Read more
Today instead of a Wednesday links post I’ve decided to write a regular post with a few links thrown in. —- Over the past few … Read more
BC Wildfires As you can imagine, much of my reading in the past week has focused on the wildfires in BC. I wrote a post … Read more
Today we went for a walk along the estuary, the sun bright on an atypically frosty west coast day. The air was redolent with the … Read more
Writers and other artists are often exhorted to cram their lives with a range of experiences to create fertile ground for generating creative ideas. These … Read more