Monthly Archives: July 2012

After the Storm: The Gift of Losses

After twenty-four hours of hard rain, in the midst of a powerful and intriguing dream, the crash outside wakes me in the silence of the dark, predawn hours. It takes only a second for my sleepy brain to categorize the sound as a falling tree, though I am still disoriented enough that I cannot exactly


The Blog Frontier

Blog hesitant, that’s what I was. Resistant, rather. To begin with, I’ve never really cared for the word ‘blog’: the sound, texture, energy of it seems all wrong to me, stuck somewhere between ‘blah’ and ‘log’. Not exactly inspiring. Then there’s the fact that I’m a bit old fashioned (in far too many ways to elucidate