Filling the Well

The last two weeks were difficult for me and for those I love. Two deaths to commemorate. And another loss for someone I love. My soul felt clogged up by the mud of grief. I needed a reprieve, a solace, a nourishing... So I went to an art exhibit that has currently been showing in [...]

Birthing Stars

One of my favourite writing friends, Julie Christine Johnson, just published an evocative post "Atmospheric River" on her blog. (Aside* Do yourself a favour and visit Julie's blog. It will lift your spirits and inspire you.) I had never heard of the term "Atmospheric River" before but it just zings with me now. Julie speaks [...]

Eating Poetry for Breakfast

Daily rituals and habits have always fascinated me. You barely notice your own rituals and habits until you either don't/can't do them for some reason or if someone points them out to you. What are your daily creative rituals? What kickstarts your day? I am not a morning person. Partly because as an insomniac I [...]

Summer-Spiration & Showing Up

The Winter of discontent is over and Summer-Spiration has officially begun...at least in my corner of the world. Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a Winter person. Winter constipates and depresses me mentally, emotionally and creatively. I need the warmth and vibrancy that summer brings to feel truly in tune. This winter [...]