Long ago and far away, when I was a young girl, I loved to write letters. This was a time when there were no computers, no cell phones, and… gasp… long distance telephone calls were very, very expensive. I wrote letters to friends in the city I had moved away from. I wrote letters to … More They Used To Be Called Pen Pals
Ladies and gentlemen, I am making a transition. I have to rethink this blog, and in the meantime, I have set up a new site. This is to be my “professional” site. I am taking a course in travel writing, and I will be posting my assignments there as well. Kerry Lee Thank you for … More Transition
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!
It was quiet. A sacred quiet. Tranquil. The spaces were large, with gentle air flow from muffled fans running somewhere behind the marble columns and arched ceilings. I climbed the carpeted steps to the second floor of this sanctorium and made my way to a large open area designated for microfiche, business, and periodicals. * … More Shhhhhhhhhhh!!
I’ve been thinking a lot about writing lately. Notice, thinking, not writing. One can think anywhere at any time: driving the car, tossing and turning in the dark at night, walking the dogs, or jogging on the treadmill. One does not have the same freedom in writing. I could list a million excuses, which only … More A Nice Place to Visit, But I Wouldn’t Want to Write There
Once Upon A Time is my favorite of all the yearly events hosted by Carl of Stainless Steel Droppings. And it is here just in time as the snow melts away, even on the north side of the house where it was piled high by the shovel. I am starting my participation of the event … More Spring is here (sort of) along with………Once Upon A Time!
Red is so cheerful in the cold, white of winter. Happy Valentine’s Day!
A published article! I’ve been working very hard at this….. the real deal! Doesn’t look like I will be retiring from the day job any time soon, but one has to start somewhere, right? I have a couple more pieces sitting on the publishers desk, ready to find their way to print at any moment. … More Brave New Traveler, Arvol Looking Horse, and tt, of course
A published article!! Please find it at Matador Travel – Brave New Traveler. I am posting some pictures here that illustrate the article. Thanks for checking it out – and please leave a comment there if you have time!! *** *** *** ***
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