We’re all so decidedly exhausted of all this Covid. It’s important to look at the small and maybe even big high points when everything feels so very low! So, I felt it was a good time to give an update on my personal, professional, and creative milestones. First, from September to December, I was thrown… Continue reading Life Update
So, I have this small problem. I have a small living space. Now, I'm very blessed with my house but as my family grows (our kids are teens and preteens) our house seems to get smaller every time we have another birthday. Being a writer, a professional teacher, and a hotel representative, and a mother… Continue reading I need space!
My next task is to write down 25 things that equals sophistication (at least in my eyes).... Before you read my list, make up your own list and then compare yours to mine. 🙂 1 the right type of clothes 2 well-manicured nails 3 high heels 4 good hair style and color 5 the right… Continue reading I ain’t no Audrey
Setting Off: Wow! It is as if this book fell into my open, hungry, hands by fate. The creativity gods deemed me worthy enough. I fell into Julia’s journey eager enough, most definitely starved for answers, and my mouth hangs open with a bewildered feeling. They are simple, modest as she promised, sections. She writes… Continue reading My Prescription-3 a day
I couldn't wait. I had to get my task done so that I could move to the next section of my new book. The task was to make a poster board pulling images and words that 'spoke to me'. I immediately set out to Walgreen in the middle of the night and picked up a… Continue reading Personal Discoveries
The Tortured Writer continues her journey: Day One: Upon picking up the book The Sound of Paper by Julia Cameron I observe a few things. The cover is not spectacular. It has trees and birds; a lot of brown. It is somewhat fitting as I don’t feel so spectacular with my writing either. At the… Continue reading The TW attacks: Day One
The Journey of the Torture Writer Continues: My creative strengths… I know I have creative strengths. They have existed since I was a young child. Inside me existed poems and short stories, even novellas. And as I battled many years with my own deep dark depressions these creative strengths aided me in a way that… Continue reading Creative Strengths
This last week I got to try my hand teaching English to 10th graders. Not the whole class; more like the last 25 minutes or so as the lead teacher had to leave. The students are working on adverbs. UGH! I may be wrong in my assumption but I believe that most of the world… Continue reading In Which I Start Anew