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flax-golden tales: meetings about nonconformist trees to which the trees themselves are not invited

meetings about nonconformist trees to which the trees themselves are not invited   They grew from the ground that way, so anyone who suggested that it was creative vandalism or a trick of some sort was immediately dismissed for being uninformed or unobservant. The meetings were held so people could argue about what to do […]

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also, since that last post was kind of heavy, here’s a photo of tessa in a basket that is too small for her

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unfolding

This is how my horoscope started this morning: Even if your life seems to be unfolding as planned, you still aren’t sure that you should trust the good news. Sometimes my horoscopes are amusingly spot-on. I mentioned it on Twitter which started a conversation with a longtime writer friend, Alexis Kienlen, about feeling overwhelmed by […]

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not-quite-hiatus

This week I am curled up in corners with blankets, reading and writing and reading some more. Tessa is “helping.” Am not quite on an internet hiatus, but I have a lot of non-internet things vying for my attention (including Tessa) so blog posts about shiny objects and various other subjects shall have to wait […]

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flax-golden tales: piano player

piano player I stopped trying to explain why I wanted a player piano, even though everyone asked, including the piano movers. They probably figured it was meant to be a curiosity piece and not an instrument. “You already have a great stereo, lady,” one of the movers said when they were leaving. I just shrugged. […]

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the night circus trailer

Have I mentioned lately that I love everyone at Doubleday?

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march miscellany

I still have tons of things to post about but some of them require photographs that I haven’t taken yet. Also, am baffled that it’s March already. But March brings Sleep No More, and therefore I welcome it wholeheartedly, even in my skepticism about the passing of time. I have been petting my shiny, shiny […]

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