Since we got home from our Pacific Northwest vacation last month, I’ve basically been busy in a “middle place”. There’s been some pulling books out of the brain writing. Saw this artwork – Allocation of Memory by Malia Landis – in a Eureka, California bookstore. But there’s been more working at the library and house stuff. Did I mention we’ve started the process to downsize from the big house we’ve lived in for 20 years to a smaller one? #emptynestchanges… Read more »

Richmond pipeline walk upside down

I like to play with photo prompts on Instagram and this week one of those prompts was upside down.  Birds at Fountain Lake here in Richmond. So I flipped this photo and something about the birds flying into the bottom corner made my brain buzz (and maybe made me feel a tad dizzy.) Pipeline walk in downtown Richmond.  As much as I get a certain routine comfort in knowing I can plant myself on the couch in front of the… Read more »

chocolate filled strawberry

I love how even the tiniest of discoveries can uplift Tiny turtle power.  We discovered this little guy on the Greensprings trail in Williamsburg, VA. And just last weekend I left the house and saw this: The cherry blossom trees are blooming! It seemed like they bloomed overnight. (Much like my kids.) We also found Edvard Munch’s Scream in the James River. Can you see it? Oh and he’s in this doodle too. Just kidding. Here’s some chocolate. Did you… Read more »