I Give Thanks for the Sea

Have some images from my writing retreat at Ocean City Maryland, from Thanksgiving and the following weekend. There is nothing quite as beautiful as the edge of the world, all water and light. click on any photo to enlarge, you'll get a slide show view

Arachnophilia

You read that right! I, a life-long arachnophobe, have found some spiders to love. Well, it's a longer story than that, of course. From my infant self becoming imprinted with my mothers terror, to my father's cruel attempts to "cure" me, to my own decade's long campaign to educate the fear away, I have a …

Snow Day

I always ask for snow for my birthday, but since it falls in November, I haven't had my wish fullfilled in some years. Today, however, this quiet grey began to creep over the landscape as I was at the gym for morning workout. By lunchtime notable flakes were drifting down. an hour later and they …