Category: writer.

wanting more (and less) in 2019

Yesterday morning, I read an article about Colin O’ Brady becoming the first person to ever cross Antarctica unassisted, a truly incredible feat. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/american-man-first-solo-across-antarctica-unaided-n952186 The explorer who attempted the same, Henry Worsley, in 2016 fell ill and passed away, just 30 miles short of his goal. Still, what an amazing attempt. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jan/25/explorer-henry-worsley-dies-during-antarctic-record-attempt It is also…

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it is not our weekend.

Yesterday morning I learned that my friend Amy’s husband passed away and I am just heartbroken for her and her daughter and the rest of their family. Some things I will never understand. I can’t imagine trying to deal with all that she has with medical issues that her husband has been suffering from for…

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so so many gratitudes.

It’s Thanksgiving morning and I just woke from a long-ish winter’s nap (five or so hours?) and I’m sitting here next to a snoring Wonderpup and we are all wrapped up in our toastys because it’s actually cold this morning (I love it when cold holidays actually are – never a sure thing in Alabama,…

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thanks, mrs o

Somewhere, floating around in my library, is my creative writing book I did as the final project for Mrs. O’s class during my junior year of high school. I found it in my hope chest several years ago. Mrs. O, one of my all time favorite teachers and a dear friend, believed in my writing…

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