being Fierce

I am hanging onto my word, searching  the shape and sound of the letters to strengthen my energy and creativity. It’s tough work being Fierce. Last week we had a lot of snow which is not typical for us on Vancouver Island. It lasted for a few days and made a lot of people stay […]

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finding fierce

Last week I sat down and started making a list of goals. I rarely do this but need to do this. Setting goals provides a focus, a framework for action. I’ve learned the goals have to be specific and should be broken down into steps. Saying “I want to write a novel” is not enough […]

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Happy Day!

      Winter solstice. This morning dawned crisp and clear. Today is the shortest day of the year. Tomorrow the world turns to lengthening days and shorter nights. A time for celebration, for coming out of the dark.   A movement towards clarity.

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painted sky

This morning a most incredible painted sky full or glowing pink and orange. The photo can’t duplicate this but it is a marker for this day, a reminder of a sigh released. I am part way through some small paintings and moving myself in the direction of unfinished stories with the intention of finishing. Though […]

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Practical Magic

It seems to me I’ve become a hoarder of ideas – stacking them up in precarious piles.  They are almost pretty to look at – lots of color, texture, tone and contrast.  I have stacks of papers, notebooks, sketchbooks, photographs and file folders (real and virtual) full of ideas, notes and lessons learned in various […]

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