Walking on Earth

Yesterday I finally discovered how far I would walk in one day if nothing external stopped me. Usually there are constraints: companions, schedules, bad weather. But yesterday held none of those. After 35,000 steps (about 13 miles), my feet became a constraint. The...

Three-Day Artist’s Date

Many years ago I did The Artist’s Way – a self-guided program to tap into your creative potential. I found it challenging but transformative in the way I viewed myself as an artist and approached my work. One of the pillars of The Artist’s Way is ”Morning Pages”...

May I have the envelope please…

I opened the envelope and I now know where I’ll be going tomorrow morning. Now I just need to pack! I lived in my parents house through college, then with a roommate for a short while, and with my husband since then. I’ve never lived alone and I am not...

Thresholds

I haven’t opened the envelope yet. The one that reveals where I will be road tripping and what I will be doing starting Monday morning. Partly because, as you can see, it is guarded by the gatekeeper. But the primary reason is one I’ve been fascinated by...

Pack up and go…

I’m going on a solo road trip. I literally have no idea where I’m going or what I’ll be doing. And I won’t know until I open this envelope. I’ve never been a road trip person. Or a car person. Cars are for getting from one place to...

Fairytale Friday: Bread & Death

They awoke floating in a warm nutrient bath. They had, as yet, no notion of how long they had been sleeping or what their new home would be like, but they must have arrived. They all rejoiced. The first order of business was to build strength. More nutrients poured...