I am asking myself a number of questions as I ease back into blogging this new, fresh year. Should I blog? Do I have it in me to try again? What am I passionate about? What are my goals? The starting point, at first elusive, was right in front of me. The name of this […]
You may have noticed that the blog looks a wee bit different. Consider the change to be pre-spring cleaning and self-motivation. One simply needs to change the décor after a while and see a flush of new color. Or less color. Out with the chaotic red grass and on with the eucalyptus. I don’t want […]
The calendar resets and here we are again at January and its blank canvas, its clean horizon. The world breathes a collective sigh of relief as 2016 becomes memory. It was as fast as passing a landmark on the high way: blink and you miss it. We’re in new territory now. This side of the […]
I have been in a fallow season of late – a resting season. My novel is done (for now – honestly is it ever done?), and I am resisting the mighty temptation to begin work on a sequel. It’s too early for a sequel; the novel itself needs some time to cool down before edits […]
Last year, I wrote a story for my mother for Christmas. “The Lantern Hanger’s Wife” is about our patriot ancestors, John and Sarah Pulling, who participated in the Boston tea party and hung the lanterns for Paul Revere in Boston’s old North Church. It is a story celebrating the tangled stories of genealogy, a family’s sacrifice […]
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