The beauty of an ordinary life.

Perhaps the real purpose of keeping a journal is for the assurance, at some later date, that one is still oneself - voice, hand, and eye as distinct as fingerprints. The years spanned are a blur, but each minute is frozen in crystalline precision. Only in time do the entries divulge what they always were: … Continue reading The beauty of an ordinary life.

Creative Blogger Award: Five Facts, Two Nods

My blogging friend Ray, a talented photographer living in and posting from New Orleans, nominated me this week for the Creative Blogger Award, a thread running through the WordPress community in which bloggers give props to fellow bloggers while also sharing a handful of quirks or facts about themselves. Like the telephone game, the Creative … Continue reading Creative Blogger Award: Five Facts, Two Nods

26 Ordinary years. (I have a blog? And a weekly menu?)

(Note: weekly menu's at the bottom, even though this Saturday's post isn't about food.) I envy scrapbookers. I envy their shelves of creative memory markers, the hours they spend enjoying their creative process as they clip, crop and embellish. I have a scrapbook or two, and every now and again I'll sit down and create … Continue reading 26 Ordinary years. (I have a blog? And a weekly menu?)