My Shadow, the Fannibal

One definition of myself holds that I'm a kind-hearted person who shouldn't love violent and scary stories, serial killers or for god's sake CANNIBALS. But, due to the mysteries of fandom, I find myself on the edge of my seat tonight, and tweeting with a few hundred thousand, maybe more, Fannibals for the finale of …

You Never Know

It happens every day. Every second, actually. Someone is breathing one moment, then not the next. It's nature's way: we're born, we die.  But my mind refuses this. No, she can't be gone, not that kind of gone. Not dead. The word landed with a leaden thud, flat black, that sucked all the air out of …

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

My Blogging Life

This post also appears, with minor edits, at The Women's Pages, a multi-author blog for women writers published by the Accokeek Women Writers Group.  I've been writing Art Spirit Nature or about three years and I've learned a great deal by experimenting with different kinds of writing.  I've learned how to grow my followers and  express …