Creativity That Fits in a Backpack

 Great news! ‘Dyad’ has been reviewed over at ‘The Reading Bud’!  Thank you to everyone who has purchased ‘Inteneration‘! Don’t forget to leave a review on Amazon.   Lately I have been learning again about my creative soul. It is pretty widely known that most creative people have multiple outlets. This is not a surprise…

I Do Not Believe In Passive Living

(Palm trees photographed in Big Bend National Park) I’ll admit that I make strange choices. I dated a guy for 2 years who lived on a different continent, and then married him and moved to his hometown. I quit my job to pursue being a writer. When my friends were all buying houses and new…

Find Your People

(Texas sky through the trees) I hope that you are the sort of person who paves their own way. I hope you are the sort of person who pioneers new ideas. I hope you are the sort of person who is not afraid to make your own map and go your own way. But whether…

Grasping at Straws

(Baubles hanging on fishing line over the road and between buildings in the Gay Village in Montréal, Canada) The more I think about it, the more I admire fishing line. It is strong and versatile and mostly invisible, except when viewed at just the right angle. People use it all the time from many different…

Return Of The Writer

(Original canvas artwork by Liz Lindstrom for the cover of Dyad) Well, that break took longer than I thought it would. To be fair, I have also done more than I thought I would. When I last wrote to you, Stephen had not even graduated from college yet. He did graduate, and we went to…