Travel

Exploring Central Park and Roosevelt Island, NYC

We're heading into Fall here in Southern California. I keep waiting for that nip in the air, the signal that real fall is coming. Maybe in November. In June I wrote about waiting in NYC. In July, my son finally moved into his tiny 400 square foot apartment where a queen size air mattress takes… Continue reading Exploring Central Park and Roosevelt Island, NYC

Travel

A September on Overload, An October to Embrace

What a month September has been. Amid family crises, personal issues, another birthday and travel to Chicago, I feel like I've been on a whirlwind of emotions, back to back. Now that my mom's surgery is over and was successful, I can breathe. She was schooling me on her funeral plans and debating her DNR… Continue reading A September on Overload, An October to Embrace

Inspiration, poetry, Travel

The Inspiration of a Beautiful Garden

  On any trip I take I try to find a garden, whether a tiny patch of flowers in someone's front yard or a botanical garden where I can get lost, inside my head and on the trail. So I took the road less traveled between scratching shrubs, dirt, and rock, where spiny pine needles… Continue reading The Inspiration of a Beautiful Garden

Art, Creativity, Inspiration, poetry, Poetry Month, Stories, Writing Inspiration

What the Heck is Ekphrastic #Poetry?

    In the spirit of poetry month, I thought I'd make a poem for this week's post. Last year, I celebrated the month with the post Late To The Poetry Party, offering a poem and several links to other poets (who actually submit poems and win honors). Have you ever heard a term that sounded… Continue reading What the Heck is Ekphrastic #Poetry?