Recently I learned that a coworker lost a child to suicide and it hit me hard. I’m not going into details here about his loss, but I want to reflect briefly on it.Continue reading “Loss”
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In late September, I finally put The Starless Sea to rest. While full of lovely prose, big ideas and an interesting world, I found it very disappointing.Continue reading “Review: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern”
This is a Paeonia officinalis, taken back in May of this year. We were in the midst of the pandemic but still hopeful that things would turn around, as long as we all quarantined for a few weeks.
We were wrong about that, but the flowers were lovely.
This class consisted of two virtual meetings over Zoom, where we discussed how poetry (and writing, in general) can help heal trauma. Then, we put what we learned to work in crafting some new poems.Continue reading “Poetry vs Trauma Class”
I took this photo back in June, when the husband and I were going on some very nice long walks. I’m not a great photographer, but it’s fun to noodle around. I think I’d like to practice some more.
According to some Google searching, this is a Lantana camara. It is a pretty species but a bit aggressive.
I’m happy to report that I hit my goal for Submit x 10. It was a small goal but I’m proud to have accomplished it!Continue reading “Challenge Accomplished: Submit x 10”
There comes a point where I haven’t updated in so long that the sheer volume of everything that’s happened becomes a logjam itself to the act of posting! And it’s true, the last few weeks have felt packed with important events and intense moments that it’s actually easier to bullet point them than attempt to unpack them further. But frankly, they all boil down to two key points:Continue reading “Big News, Baby!”
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I’m stepping away from my usual book review shtick to review something a bit different: The Tomb of Crossed Words, a Dungeons & Dragons module. This review is written for prospective Dungeon Masters (DMs).Continue reading “Review: The Tomb of Crossed Words (A Dungeons & Dragons Module)”