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August 1, 2018

We were nearing the end of a writing workshop and it was time for questions. Given the subjects covered, I expected queries about submissions, publishers or maybe agents. But the first question was, “Do you think writing is like meditation?” and from that evolved a vigorous conversation about the spiritual aspect of inspiration and creative expression.… More

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In Winter

In winter the earth seems to slow down and even though the days are shorter the nights are much longer and slower! It’s good sleeping weather and perhaps hard getting-out-of-bed weather! The dark mornings seem to be saying “Don’t get up yet, no hurry!” The bare branches of many trees leave skeletons waiting to spring into life again when the time comes. … More

Don’t Leave

For age is opportunity no less
Than youth itself, though in another dress
And as the evening twilight fades away
The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

It was May 2016, and my husband and I were planning to be in Baltimore to celebrate the graduation of our granddaughter from Loyola College.… More

A Case of Spirit!

Have you ever wondered why certain alcoholic drinks are called ‘spirits’? A note in Wikipedia enlightens us on this question thus:

The term ‘spirit’ in reference to alcohol stems from Middle Eastern alchemy. These alchemists were concerned with medical elixirs. The vapour given off and collected during an alchemical process, as with distillation of alcohol, was called a spirit of the original material.More

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