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I did not make any New Years resolutions for 2016. I’ve never been a big resolution-maker. I know myself too well and I know that promises to myself will be the first to go when things get tough. But I have, over the years, become a better goal-setter. Especially since my Coro Fellowship, which focused […]

Light Falling Through Tree Branches of Czech Forests Tells a Story


Today’s post is over at Wedding Bokeh, the blog of my wedding photography / fun pictures loving alter ego. The light falling through tree branches of these incredible Moravian forests is inspiring. OctInSeSt 5  

На богине


На богине. All day I’ve had this phrase stuck in my head. На богине — na baginye. But I couldn’t remember what it meant in English. I thought of misty windswept moors and ancient bogs, or of cottages in the countryside. I finally looked it up, and богиня means goddess. На богине — in the […]

October in Search of a Story

October in Search of a Story

Today is the first day of OctInSeSt, October In Search of a Story, my month of warming up for NaNoWriMo. Won’t you join me in search of a story worth telling? This is what I wrote today.   Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Today is the first day of […]

I am a Writer.

I am a Writer.

When I see a runner pummeling down the sidewalk in the September heat, I think to myself, what must it be like to have that– to have the self-knowledge that, whatever else you may or may not be, you are a runner. I have to remind myself that I do have that self-knowledge: I am […]