Category Archives: My Writing Life

A One Month Writing Project

Good afternoon! The challenge before me is to start writing again. I happened upon an invitation to write with “abandon” which just so happens to start in ten hours – The National Novel Writing Month. While I don’t feel called … Continue reading

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Square One

Good morning! It felt so good to get up early this morning, brew the coffee and head out to my back porch. I found myself taking some long and deep breaths, catching up with God and starting the process of … Continue reading

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On second thought…..

Well. These jumbled thoughts have yet to formulate into anything coherent. So scratch my grand intentions of a “new series” that was to begin this week. The coffee is still hot, the sunshine is still bright – and you are … Continue reading

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A girl with a flower headband…

I read a story this morning about a girl with a flower headband. This little girl is very important to me, so I sat down and immersed myself in the story. If you have friends and family, then you have … Continue reading

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Turning the horses toward the barn…..

My husband’s grandfather was a true horseman, a rodeo man. His life was filled with stories of the great outdoors, of time spent riding, of treasures found along the way. I had the chance one day long ago to ride … Continue reading

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Cast your nets in deeper waters…..

Good morning! I’ve been a bit off balance all week – the adjustments to a new school rhythm, a commitment to be “present” throughout the school day, the first ever Trellis conference, Costa Rica’s independence celebration. Very grateful for a Friday … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Posts

Way back when I started writing in this space, I dedicated this adventure to my grandmother and to one family in particular. My grandmother passed away a year ago this month. She was a delightful lady, and I’m so grateful … Continue reading

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Stop by for a little cafecito…..

So I was writing for a while in one space, and now we’ve switched to another, so now I have to get comfortable again. The new design is a little intimidating. I love color and texture and beauty, but never at the expense of comfort. If … Continue reading

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