Monthly Archives: December 2012

Yay for you!…the joy of someone else’s success

I was stuck.  I tried, increasingly dejectedly, one anemic idea after another. Duds.  All of them. Limping along, I wondered if the muse would ever turn and smile upon me.  I ran through the usual inspirations–drooling over a dazzling new … Continue reading

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Yes!

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Santa on Christmas Eve

GENEROSITY.                   Wishing you peace and love….

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Other (poem)

I’ve always been drawn to Other Other climes of other minds, and souls. Fresh! moving viewing being opens- onto deliciously, excitingly unfamiliar soil. Why would I want more of me? Same, the same. Other shuffles the deck, offering me a … Continue reading

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Luminescence, A Recipe

1.  Sit at the breakfast table at dawn, still bleary-eyed, and be suddenly mesmerized by the magic of hearing the gorgeous “A Winter Talisman” that comes on the radio (from “A Winter Talisman” CD by Johnny Cunningham and Susan McKeown). … Continue reading

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Dancing Santa

Scene: Suburban neighborhood, northeastern U.S., Christmastime 2012, dreary, wet, cold day. Enter stage left, (i.e. from my driveway): Middle-aged woman dancer wearing ski jacket and ruby red Santa Hat. She sets off on her usual route.  The penetrating damp spurs … Continue reading

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Shine On

How can I make things better with the onslaught of the terrible and the tragic that threatens to paralyze me?  How do I live a life committed to creativity, compassion, beauty and joy in the face of an endless stream … Continue reading

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