Just after dawn this morning, I woke to a buzzing sound. I listened for a few seconds before deciding it must be my husband grinding coffee. Then I turned to look at his side of the bed and saw him lying there with a puzzled look. “What is that sound?” he asked.
The stuff I blog when I tire of relevancy
Yesterday, I watched Ponyo, an animated Japanese children’s movie. It reminded me of another movie, Spirited Away, and a quick check at Netflix told me they were both directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Spirited Away won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2003. The animation in these movies is gorgeous, though some of the imagery… Continue reading The stuff I blog when I tire of relevancy
Writing vs. Crafting
A couple days ago, Ann Lynn asked for my opinion on the difference between writing a story and crafting a story. It’s like this: just because I know how to use wood glue and C-clamps to repair a dresser drawer, doesn’t mean I can design and build a solid cherry armoire. In the same way,… Continue reading Writing vs. Crafting
Okay, everybody VOTE!
And I do mean EVERYBODY! Some of you are regular visitors to my blog, and I've probably visited your blog, so I may already know a little about what you write. Doesn't matter. I still want you to make your choice official and VOTE. Some of you may be visiting for the first time. Great.… Continue reading Okay, everybody VOTE!