A pretty book to stuff full of writings, pictures,
bits of remembrances, scraps of words, observations that make your pithy little heart move over and make room for more
a map to show you the way, sketches
It is dandelion wisps hovering, hesitating over the abundance of ever changing possibilities.
In Time Stops for No Mouse by Michael Hoeye, a sweet adventure story for children, the mouse hero keeps a journal which he faithfully writes in before retiring for the night.
~ when things are going wrong and you are steeped in disappointment and anxiety, when you want to lie down and howl~
I have had my full share of disappointments. As a writer it is especially valuable to keep writing about what makes you happy, or what makes you sit up and notice.
Yesterday, I looked out the window at just the right time. It looked like a bird party. Robins and tiny birds flitted from our apple tree to the grass talking and taking baths in the pooled water. They looked so happy and for that moment, so was I.