Let Me Re-Introduce Myself to You by Answering 20 Questions

It's been a long while since I wrote simply for the joy of, well, writing. I need a fresh start. This is a way to relieve the tension and get back to my natural self. Nice to meet you all over again. What did you eat today? One cup and a half of rice and … Continue reading Let Me Re-Introduce Myself to You by Answering 20 Questions

Postcard #50: A Walk in the Snowstorm

Snow-soaked.  Snow-washed.  Snow-bath. At every turn, within seconds, in each direction, no escape from the wild blast, yet so soft, gentle-wet, beautiful it lasted.  My journey out from bed -- out from lonely thoughts that keep me down in nothing done -- one look out the window and all the mesmerizing white sat me up … Continue reading Postcard #50: A Walk in the Snowstorm

Postcard #49: Getting Lost is Part of Discovering Nothing is Lost

I am wondering and wandering, dreaming of places and people, my mind resetting itself, my moods resettling, hope is resurfacing. I still wish. It's not a sin to wish. And it's the wish that pushes me through the woods, out the back door, floats me to the top, the strength that sets me standing on … Continue reading Postcard #49: Getting Lost is Part of Discovering Nothing is Lost

Postcard #42: A Smile Peeks Out

You know what? The most beautiful thing happened to me today, I saw your face in my reflection looking back at me out of the corner of my eyes, a shine like no other -- a smile I can't help but recognize, wrinkles at the corners of my lips from where the line of my … Continue reading Postcard #42: A Smile Peeks Out

The August Heart’s-Ache-Art Starts Now

Starting tonight, I vowed I would write a poem a day and would draw a sketch a day. First I will start with the passion that provokes me to do this in the name of my God. I look at this green all around me and it fills me with such love, my heart aches … Continue reading The August Heart’s-Ache-Art Starts Now

Postcard #40: Lughnasadh Garden Glories

They are tiny still life home movie posters, these photographs I share with you. All around me there are so many little joys I find everyday I can't keep to myself. Everyday, as July grows into the first of August, my heart hurts open wide, like an egg cracking, firewood snapping, insect bite itching and … Continue reading Postcard #40: Lughnasadh Garden Glories

Postcard #37: Hippy Kamikaze?

I started the second and third week of July doing some volunteer work I enjoy. The days I had to step out into the heat, I decided to wear one of my Guatemalan headbands. One of my favorites is a hand-stitched cotton band that folds out into a bonnet, perfect for days when I need … Continue reading Postcard #37: Hippy Kamikaze?