Photo of how I feel after I am ‘done’ writing
“we would rather be ruined than changed” ~ W.H. Auden
Walk Along River Cam in Cambridge, England
When the lightest touch wakes you up…A Nap In the Únětice Village
“perpetual war for perpetual peace” Photo of Wall Mural in Prague
Young Woman Paints In Front of Duende Cafe in Prague; “A Walk” by Rilke (literally literary…)

I know when I am developing a character, the biggest challenge is to show that like life itself he or she is not one dimensional. And that something in him or her is really also in the reader  too, whether […]

So there I was minding my own nap business…when I heard something move…
How to take a nap in a park…
Sovinec Castle, Moravia (3 hours outside Prague)
Old Town Square & Some Other Prague Spots
František Kupka & Museum Kampa: Abstraction & Atonality
Some Prague Photos
birds on a watersky

Woke up thinking about Toni Morrison’s novel Paradise. This excerpt. Only the brilliant Toni Morrison can put it this way…brilliant because she says it however she wants to say it… Here:   Let me tell you about love, that silly […]

Dogfish Some kind of relaxed and beautiful thing kept flickering in with the tide and looking around. Black as a fisherman’s boot, with a white belly. If you asked for a picture I would have to draw a smile under […]

~ Bubble ~

This is beautiful.  It is not only beautiful but it is aloe vera for my bewilder-burnt writer’s skin. Yet another sign—at this point I am finally admitting to the Universe: I am stuffed! I get it!—for  my WIP MS (work-in-progress […]

June 1st: a cavernous new moon … The Freedom of the Moon I’ve tried the new moon tilted in the air Above a hazy tree-and-farmhouse cluster As you might try a jewel in your hair. I’ve tried it fine with […]

“tale of the world is like a tree”
sometimes the stars feel closer than they should…

…checked out this entire poem today after I saw a woman with a tattoo before going to Marco Rojas yoga class which said “I will wade out…”   Although I am familar with quite a bit of E.E. Cummings’ poetry […]

“Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively […]

“when once you have tasted flight…” ~ Leonardo Da Vinci
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