Tag Archives: Anne Lamott

RAINY MORNING MUSINGS

It’s raining – the first of the year.  I’m grateful.  My garden is grateful – for this drink of life. It is cool – 4 degrees Celsius after last week’s blistering 32.  Tomorrow and the next night, the forecast for … Continue reading

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THE VERDICT

It’s day 7 of Kat McNally’s Reverb15.  Today’s prompt is: In her seminal book Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott offers the observation: “The evidence is in, and you are the verdict.” Regardless of where you live in this crazy beautiful world, … Continue reading

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THE VERY FIRST OF NOVEMBER

October over, November beginning – a death and a birth.  I am a little disjointed, somewhat off course.  How to feel?  What to do with this new month?  I am not as blue as I can be, but bluish nonetheless … Continue reading

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MY SUPER POWER

Once upon a time, not so long ago,I aspired to be Wonder Woman with her golden tiara, bracelets and lasso.   I even doodled her on my iPhone app.  I was going to make a poster of it and hang … Continue reading

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BEGINNING & ENDING WITH CERTAINTY

For Reverb14 – Day 21 What can I say with certainty today?  It is the shortest day with the longest night of the year.  It is winter solstice. That was yesterday.  This morning we are still in complete darkness.  I … Continue reading

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ANNE, SANDRA, ROBIN AND ME

I pay attention to the turning of  seasons, the phases of the moon and all things that change.  I pay attention to serendipity. I’ve been talking and writing a lot about Anne Lamott.  Her book, Bird by Bird came in the mail yesterday, … Continue reading

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SOME INSTRUCTIONS ON WRITING AND LIFE

I’m feeling the pain more than the gain.  Perhaps that’s how it is at first.  I’m exercising my stay-with-it muscle.  I’m taking my writing seriously for the first time.  First I take the writing.  Then I will tackle the art. … Continue reading

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