To all my readers…

Most of the year, I'm so busy writing about the mechanics of writing, reading, and publishing that I don't always take enough time to appreciate you, my readers. So this November, in the month of thanks, I want to begin by saying how much I appreciate every view, every visit, and every comment. Knowing I'm … Continue reading To all my readers…

Regarding the #atozchallenge #blogging

This was my first year participating in the A to Z challenge. I didn't write any of my posts ahead of time (as I usually write my posts the day I post.) I find it is generally confusing to me to have written a blog post and not released it to the world, as I … Continue reading Regarding the #atozchallenge #blogging

Networking–Real or Fake? #atozchallenge #networking

  One of the best things about the A to Z blogging challenge is all the networking that takes place--the visiting of other blogs, the comments, the new thoughts being exchanged. In my experience with blogging, there are two kinds of networking: Fake and Real. Superficial or Genuine. Superficial Networking: This is where we stop by … Continue reading Networking–Real or Fake? #atozchallenge #networking

New Ventures

To My Dear, Wonderful Followers, I've been away for a while; I know. I'm trying to keep up with all of you, and write some, but it's hard to do when WordPress and my phone don't like each other. 🙂 Thank you for remembering that I'm out here, and stopping by, even when I don't … Continue reading New Ventures

I need a better camera

Dedicated to all my followers. You are amazing! Thank you so much, and enjoy:   I need a better camera To capture you. The way you move. The way you breathe. And how you turn about, sparking hope and inspiration in every glance.   I need to slow down time So I can sit and … Continue reading I need a better camera

One Year of Blogging

Today marks one year of being part of the bloggosphere! Thank you so much to all my followers, to everyone who has read or commented or been featured on this blog. I greatly appreciate each and every one of you, and I try to visit your blogs and keep up on your own writings, artworks, … Continue reading One Year of Blogging


This is in no way a reflection on all of you wonderful people who read this blog, but I've been thinking about blogging and writing, about a silence and responses, and what they mean to the people involved, to poets and writers and bloggers and just general human beings on the other side of our … Continue reading Silence

Thank You, Good and Gentle Readers

This past year, particularly the eight months I’ve been part of the blogging community, have been a delightful experience. I’ve been honored to share your worlds, reading your comments and having you read and like my writing. I start this blog, hoping others would enjoy what I think about books, writing, and life, and you … Continue reading Thank You, Good and Gentle Readers

A Write Full Year

This time of the year, when most families in America gather to express how grateful they are for the many blessings in their lives, (even if such gratitude only displays itself in exuberant application to the manifold foods at hand) I wanted to take the time to post about how grateful I am for such … Continue reading A Write Full Year