blogger, DIY, dream lyrics, simple, whimsey

Beneath a peach moon, they set sail. Dream Catchers are simple to craft. Find an embroidery hoop and a doily. Attach the prettiest ribbons you can find. Sweet dreams my Littlest Star Catchers.

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strength, strong women, truth, words

You are not his holler back girl The next time he opens his front door and shouts, ‘Hey Girl’ And tries to claim you with his swag   Keep walking   Show him what respect looks like Make him learn your name   Do not hand over the pieces of your heart and soul to […]

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creativity, peonies, wall decoration, whimsey

Urban Walls http://www.uwdecals.com This tiny bathroom needed a face lift. I applied Benjamin Moore: ‘Winter White’ in flat finish. A moody white with a grey undertone, this  soft hue evokes early morning mist rising off the ocean. With barely room to turn, I painted.  In my mind I saw a low-budget, posh finish. I waited […]

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compassion, dialogue, excerpt from a scene, fiction, strong women, writing

Paper Dolls Chapter 23 Draft 5 1965 Summertime. From somewhere down the street, the drone of a lawn mower’s engine was overheard. A dog barked and played an early morning game of fetch. Birdsong filled the air.   Behind the sturdy beams that wrapped the walls of the Jacksons’ tidy house on 13th Street, two […]

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