Art and Artisans

Some of you who read my blog know that I get weak-kneed at beautiful hand-made furniture. Even simple, hand-made furniture feels special to me. I blame it on the Denver Art Museum which had a beautiful carved Chinese wedding bed in their Asian collection that I visited every week or so. I pretended that it…

Geek Joy: Babylon 5 and Witchmark

The dietary program has been intense. Lots of interactions with the doctors and staff and others and lots of lectures, plus additional reading and videos. The food has been relatively easy. All I’ve needed to do is remove the oil and junk food from our already vegan diet. I check in each morning and my…

Three Beautiful Things

I wrote and discarded two posts today because they were too self-indulgent and because I don’t need to wallow. Instead I’m going to share a piece of my art and tell you three things that I think are beautiful. Here is the art. Sir Morien learns that the dryad who seduced him with music and…

Bookcase of Wonders

Let me be honest here. I jumped into ebooks and never looked back. It was my dream come true, a never-ending library of titles that I could read whenever I wanted and no one could see (or judge) what I read. Plus I could change the font size to whatever I felt like. Plus, I…

Sweetness in the Present Moment

I have so many friends who are published authors these days. I wish I could go back in time and tell Past Carolyn that she would not only have a lot of friends, but that a lot of them would be published authors. She would absolutely swoon. There are times I would like to just…

Epidemics in Story

Still sick. I’ve done no writing nor anything other than sleep, cough, and take broth soup and Advil. I got my flu shot, as I do every October, which I think should guarantee me a much less severe case of the flu. But of course there are no guarantees. It looks like this flu went…