Posted in May 2017

Namaste, Y’all

I have a file called Blog Posts Yet to Post where I store drafts of ideas and eventually find some worth revising and using. Today, in search of this week’s post, I found three rough drafts about moving, and I since I’m getting to the end of that topic, I didn’t need three posts. One … Continue reading

Centering and Balancing

Moving and retiring is a positive disruption and it’s one that I chose. Still, I’m prone to wishing I could just get the tedious parts over with. There is no “over with.” It’s all part of my life, unique moments I am consciously living. I’m more effective when I’m present to a process, whether it’s cleaning … Continue reading

Meet Mae Martin — a southerner who loves silliness, hates bullying, and has a very unusual talent for solving mysteries

Originally posted on Terri Herman-Ponce:
We’re on a character interview roll! Over the weekend, I chatted with Mae Martin. She’s a southerner who loves silliness, hates bullying, and has a very unusual talent for solving mysteries. She’s also the product of Amber Foxx’s imagination, author of The Mae Martin Mysteries. Mae is an extraordinary character…

Flowering of the Heart

Never can I write of Damascus without my fingers becoming a trellis for her jasmine. Nor can my mouth speak that name without savoring the juices of her apricot, pomegranate, mulberry and quince. Poem by Nizar Qabbani. Translated by students in the Iraqi Student Project Never Can I Write of Damascus: When Syria Became our … Continue reading