I am made of salt and sand and the deep jade green of the Atlantic. The salt air courses through my veins. This place, these waves, the sea glass and shells with rounded edges, beaten constantly in the surf, are the pieces and places of my very soul. The heady scent of the ocean air … Continue reading Sea Glass Hearts
It's summer in the south. I know. Not news, right? Growing up in Southern California, you'd think a hot, humid, and rainy summer would not be one of my favorite things. But it so is. The summers of my childhood were filled with beach trips, camping along the 5 freeway at San Onofre or with … Continue reading Inspiration & Imagination: Kudzu, Lightening Bugs, and Farm Stands
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I once wrote a blog post about how my fiction writing abilities dried up when I moved back to California, from North Carolina. When I finally got back to NC in 2012, my muse? Totally revisited me. P.S. If you're a writer and haven't seen "The Muse" with Albert Brooks & Sharon Stone . . … Continue reading Eastern NC is my Muse
Be praised for all Your tenderness by these works of Your hands Suns that rise and rains that fall to bless and bring to life Your land Look down upon this winter wheat and be glad that You have made Blue for the sky and the color green that fills these fields with praise - … Continue reading The Color Green