Category Archives: Essay

Slays My Heart

A poem I won’t forget; it slays my heart every time I read it.  The poet is Laura Gilpin and the poem is The Two-Headed Calf.   I’m sure growing up on a farm adds to my love of this poem … Continue reading

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Encircled surprise in the pines fruit and flowers cover the ground surrounding Ganesh Cedar Hill was a retreat center established by a couple of Catholic nuns in Dawsonville, Georgia.  The book club I belong to was started at Cedar Hill. The … Continue reading

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My Writing Process Tour

Yay!  I’m joining a blog tour today, My Writing Process.  Thank you, Michelle Pond, for inviting me. Readers, you can find Michelle on her blog, MAPoet.  There you will find her poetry and a link to her published collection titled I Keep … Continue reading


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My word is purge.  Yes, I’ve chosen a word for the year.  Purge will help me focus on clearing things, and creating space for more beauty and more creative energy. I have tons of files and paper I want to clear.  I still need … Continue reading

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