A Thirty Second Blessing

The Internet tells us we can sing Happy Birthday, or recite a speech from the Scottish play when we wash our hands. Instead, I like to take those soapy thirty seconds for a blessing.

“The Gates” Shimmer Still

That brilliant orange hit me like a bolt from the blue. Installations often leave me cold, but I gladly embraced New York in February to experience this artwork. Not just once, either. Again and again. Different times of day. Different weathers. Nine separate visits during the sixteen-day exhibit.

Reading Aloud: A Writer Friday Post

Many of you have asked about my posts and have wondered what I’ve been up to these days. The answer is I am happy, healthy and engaged in creative activity, and thinking of you more often than you know.

Unretouched: A Writer Wednesday Post

I often fiddle a bit with my photos—not much, but subtly increasing contrast or emphasizing a hue here or there to intensify what I perceive as their emotional impact. Not so with the photo above.

Treeglow: A Writer Wednesday Post

In the midst of an errand-studded, socially-whirly, travel-mottled fortnight, and in lieu of lamely listing said dance card, I share an image that brings me peace, and the few words which occurred.

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