Why I love my mail-carrier

When I returned home from an outing with my boys this afternoon, a delicious box of books was waiting for me.  Yes, my Julie and Julia books.  They are: My Life In France, by Julia Child, 2006. Julia’s Kitchen Wisdom, by Julia Child, 2000. Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1, by Julia Child, […]

On Procrastination

I am doing it again – putting off work.  I need to wind many cones of yarn into skeins of yarn.  But I am resisting.  I want to knit or write or try a new yoga routine.  So, compromise time.  Brain, we will do 20-30 minutes of winding, then you can do something fun, okay? […]

When Inspiration comes…

…it comes in spades.  In rushes.  In unending spirals.  In flooded banks, washed with colour. Well, if I’m lucky it does.  And in the last 24 hours, it has. The “writer juices” were initially sparked by watching, as mentioned in the previous post, the film “Julie & Julia”.  Then last night, while my husband did […]