• Best of 2009

    By on December 31, 2009

    This website and daily blog have been going for a year! Thank you so much for your continued readership....

  • New Poem by Me: Immaculate One

    By on December 25, 2009

    Immaculate One Self (innocent, perfect, pure) conscious (cognizant, alert, attentive, sentient) communion (trustingly at one) with God (inseparable omniscient...

  • New Poem by Me: Virginia’s 18th Birthday

    By on December 20, 2009

    Virginia’s 18th Birthday My oldest turned 18 quietly and without fanfare. She danced in her day at an end-of-the-term...

  • New Poem by me: Peripheral Gratitude

    By on November 28, 2009

    Peripheral Gratitude The obvious stuff I’m grateful for too But these often unstated things need to be added to...

  • New Poem by Me: Thanksgiving 2009

    By on November 26, 2009

    Thanksgiving 2009 I’m thankful for God, infinite, ever-present, all-powerful good who wanted me, made me and actually loves me....

  • New Poem by Me: Compassion Not Criticism

    By on October 11, 2009

    Compassion Not Criticism When you criticize you fail to comprehend that everyone is dealing with more than anyone can...

  • My New Poem: Yearning

    By on September 28, 2009

    Yearning I’m too deep for friendship too raw and ready open and creative and capable difficult to understand while...

  • Poem: I Am From

    By on September 22, 2009

    Last year one of the evening activities at Creative Arts Camp was led by Heather Vogel Frederick an author...

  • Poem by Me: Receiving

    By on August 10, 2009

    You’d be proud of me, I’m actually cleaning out my office, which has been long overdue, but is finally...

  • Today’s Poem by Me

    By on July 7, 2009

    My Twelve Year Old Brave Writer She’s hovering, constantly balancing dichotomies: Vigorous movement with deep stillness (literally jumping, with...

  • Homeschool Graduation Haiku

    By on June 21, 2009

    The house is scrubbed clean For the big graduation All the books are shelved. A tent in the rain...

  • New Poem By Me: Reading Walden

    By on June 18, 2009

    Reading Walden I remember when my sister had to read Walden by Thoreau; it was intolerable, excruciating, deafeningly exasperating...