27 Apr, 2015

Absent from Myself

April 27th, 2015|Tags: |

I have been absent from this blog, which also means I have been absent from myself. Funny how over these past four years, blogging has become a barometer of how [...]

22 Feb, 2015

My First Newsletter

February 22nd, 2015|Tags: |

I just clicked the Send button for my very first newsletter, and I have to say it is like skating out on a pond, not quite knowing if the ice [...]

12 Jan, 2015

Four Years of Blogging

January 12th, 2015|Tags: |

My four year blogging anniversary came and went, and I didn't even notice until I was looking for something else in my Morning Pages book from a year ago and [...]

12 Dec, 2014

12/12/14 – Time Capsule

December 12th, 2014|Tags: , |

I am keeping with my tradition of creating a time capsule of the 12th of December, begun as a project on 12/12/12. One day, way in the future, it might [...]

23 Sep, 2014

Blog Post No. 500

September 23rd, 2014|Tags: |

My post with a detailed recipe (including step-by-step photos) on how to make Zwetschgendatschi remains one of my most popular posts. Who would have thought? Not me. 500 blog posts! [...]

17 Aug, 2014

Coming Tomorrow

August 17th, 2014|Tags: , |

I've loved Stampington Company's magazine Artful Blogging ever since I discovered it on a bookstore browse in Denver three years ago, and now they have come out with another stunning magazine: Bella Grace. [...]

18 Jun, 2014

My Writing Process – A Blog Hop

June 18th, 2014|Tags: , |

Writing on the couch I've been tagged by my friend Gillian Marchenko, a former student of mine and author of the memoir Sun Shine Down, to participate in the #MyWritingProcess [...]

20 Feb, 2014

Reflections on Three Years of Blogging

February 20th, 2014|Tags: |

Library at Alcatraz I started this blog more than three years ago, and since I reflected on two years of blogging last year, it's high time to share my insights from three [...]

17 Dec, 2013

12/12/13 – A Busy Day

December 17th, 2013|Tags: , |

My weekdays begin with coffee and Morning Pages; in the background are the iced-over windows of winter. I decided to make another time capsule of December 12, based on last [...]

6 Oct, 2013

To All My Dear Commenters

October 6th, 2013|Tags: |

Dear Commenters, This morning I had over 50 spam comment notifications from "Anonymous" in my email inbox, and that is simply too much. I don't know why sites in Russia, [...]

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