I need your help, dear reader!

Last night, in a pique of curiosity and admiration (emboldened by attending a poetry reading by Mary Oliver earlier in the evening, no doubt), I emailed Richard Powers, author of The Time of Our Singing, to request a phone interview – that I had a few questions...

Make your list

As I prepare for the creation of a 37days book, a publisher interested in the project suggested that the book become a guidebook of sorts, a map for living, a suggestion I liked. How to make it so? One idea is to make the challenges more concrete, something do-able....

Post your shadows

After reading Learn your shadow, the fantastic Marilyn asked if I would create a Flickr group for those interested in posting their shadow portraits. Ask and ye shall receive. Go here to post your shadow portraits. If I haven’t created it correctly, send a...

Can’t you see?

Writing is fabulous. But some days just call for music. Did I ever mention that I wanted to be a rock and roll star?  1. Put on headphones.2. Turn up the volume.3. Click play.4. I’ll bet you a big jug of Nutella and a bag of Mango Chutney Papadams that...

Learn your shadow

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.” – Henry Ward Beecher When you and I meet, dear reader, as I am sure we will someday, it is more than likely that I will want to take a photograph with my beautiful little camera to mark the...