Dec 14, 2014 |
Saturday was the monthly meeting of the California Writers Club, High Desert Branch. I’ve been a member for just under two years and have been, well, no other word suffices ~ I have been blessed.
To be surrounded with a group of like-minded people who “get” the why of writing, who quote and embellish and say “Wait!” as we write a note on anything including our own skin if there’s no paper around ~ these are the people I live with and for.
The critique groups, salons, meetings, and friendships are more than I ever anticipated being a part of. … read the rest. . .
Jul 13, 2012 |
Those thunderstorms we’ve been waiting on? You know, once the ridiculously hot triple-digit weather wafted into something a tad bit cooler and stirred up the atmosphere with the confronting high/low pressure fronts…
Yeah. THOSE thunderstorms…
We had our first little taste overnight. At 3:06 a.m. Friday the 13th no less, I was awakened by one subtle roll. Soon after, a louder one, and a few minutes later, a third. But then it was quiet. The rains began gently, turning into a steady downpour but nothing horrific.
But today we’re on the map for several days of STORMS. And they’re coming. … read the rest. . .
Dec 13, 2011 |
I’m writing this a day early. I usually schedule my posts a day or two ahead of time, so this is not so noteworthy. Except the reasons I’m doing this, is we’re expecting a snowfall tonight and tomorrow and I want to be able to enjoy it. I’m sure if we get that much snow, I’ll photograph it and blog about it and squeal with girlish delight…
I”m sitting on my loveseat in front of my big picture window, watching the Scrub Jays fight the Cactus Wren for the trove of peanuts I put out for them; while the sparrows, … read the rest. . .