The Liquid Sparkled Edmund Dulac from The Little Mermaid The thin grass strings of the ghost net were wrapped securely around my right wrist. As soon as I realized what had happened, I began to struggle. That only pulled it tighter. The lines were made strong to entrap the mahi mahi. I had dropped the … More Before My Rebirth
A new day, a new venue, same old weather. A repeat of cloud and misty rain; spring in the Midwest. But in the writing place I was headed for…. the weather wouldn’t matter. One enters the Milwaukee Art Museum into the magnificent cathedral-like space of Windover Hall, with its exquisite white marble floor, a vaulted … More Art Lives Here!
Red is so cheerful in the cold, white of winter. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Three months, fifteen pounds, blowing bubbles and smiling We (my son who is home for two weeks – hurrah, and I) were talking this morning as we walked, about the jolt that triggers a forgotten memory. The jolt might be a fragrance, the sight of something, or someone mentioning a long lost event. I wish … More The Dervish is Still Whirling
This is going to be a bit of stream of consciousness writing… the whirling dervish in my brain is wreaking havoc with my Venn diagrams and I am a bit incoherent. Lots of photos then! But first, I have to mention, Diana has a fun book giveaway going on at Oh! Books…Paper…Real life. Diana went … More Out With Venn Diagrams, In With the Whirling Dervish (and Steampunk)
Ella Fitzgerald – Am I Blue? No, I’m not blue! But once in a blue moon only comes…. once in a blue moon! Happy New Year everyone, with my wishes to you for health and happiness, all of your hard work rewarded, dreams fulfilled, and peace everywhere. It has been such a pleasure getting to … More Am I Blue?
Finally! I made it to a gamelan concert and dance. We were invited by a friend of a friend from California. The first orchestra to play was a group visiting Bali for a month from the US, studying Balinese music. The performance was great, and it looked like they were having tremendous fun. Then the … More bali – 7
The Write on Wednesday prompt, How do you find positive things to write about in these troubled times? Do you think the written word has the power to effect positive change? What came first, the robin or the egg? What came first, the use of language that produced the larger brain capacity, or the larger … More the power of the written word
January has been Science Fiction month, due to Carl’s encouragement at Stainless Steel Droppings – and The Sci Fi Experience 2009, which will run from January 1st through February 28th, 2009. Inspired by the Carl’s reviews of John Scalzi’s work, particularly Old Man’s War, I decided to plunge into another world. Trying to find a … More The Lady in the Loch – Elizabeth Ann Scarborough