Boondock Ramblings

The weekend I learned people of ‘a certain age’ don’t actually sleep

Apparently, once you hit 70 or so, you don’t sleep. At least that’s what I’ve learned after spending two nights and three days with my parents this past weekend. I really thought that older people slept a lot… Read More

Spring has finally sprung in Pennsylvania but it’s always possible another snow storm will come

“There are robins on the hill,” my dad said and we rushed to the windows and “ooohed” and “aahed” because in Pennsylvania we know that the sight of the robins in our yards means spring has sprung. Sure,… Read More

Quieting the creative voices of others so you can hear your own

I fell into one of those Youtube spirals the other night (like one does) and I caught an interview from last year with Ellen and Bradley Cooper. Ellen asks Bradley if he is on social media at all,… Read More

I am going to be a writer today or what is really like to be a writer.

I am going to be a writer today. I am going to write. I am going to make things happen. I am going to – wait for my computer to install updates for 15 minutes.  I am going… Read More

Sometimes we are fake

Sometimes I feel like such a fake. I write blog posts about trusting things will work out and having faith and enjoying every moment and there are days – seriously – where I just don’t feel it. Like… Read More

Jealousy, lost dreams and love

I scroll down the page and my heart sinks. Here I am again, feeling left out and less than. A group of photographers met up and their meeting was full of creative opportunities. They’re all sharing photos and… Read More