thoughts on things

Musing

A Super Moon and a New Start

A Super Moon and a New Start

So yeah, I sort of dropped the blogging ball.  Again.

When the world feels like it’s pressing in

When the world feels like it’s pressing in

The world has a way making us messy. Thankfully, with just a little effort and spontaneity, there is much we can wash away.

On winters, disappointment and dead flowers

On winters, disappointment and dead flowers

Michiganders have a tremulous relationship with winters. By March, we’re disenchanted with the season and its charms – but maybe we’re giving up too soon?

On family and other complications

On family and other complications

“My family is my strength and my weakness.” Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

How to create a little mental white space

How to create a little mental white space

For many of us, something within us obstructs the path between creative ideas and fruition. Creating a little mental white space can help.

Dance recitals and introverts: Dante’s seventh circle of hell

Dance recitals and introverts: Dante’s seventh circle of hell

I somehow magically forget that we must annually devote an entire weekend to makeup and hair shellac and glitter and tulle.