Jackie Kennedy, what would she say today?

It’s a cool cloudy, morning. I expect it will be, a cool cloudy day, no, those aren’t, crystal ball, predictions, it’s what the folks, at Environment Canada, are predicting. Those kind of conditions, usually, translate into, quiet days, at the bookstore, but, no matter, I’ll have time to read, I’m still plowing, my way, through […]

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The Swing Shift

A light gray, sort a day, today, the curtains are, fluttering, a nice little breeze. I have been, busy, and pre-occupied, over the last few days, much to do, not much, interesting, been worried, about a friend, hopefully, I’m worrying, for nothing, that happens, a lot. The ole butch, is a worrier. I’m almost finished, […]

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mise en place for writing?

It’s a grey day, here, in the city. I finished, Anne Lamott’s, book, Bird by Bird, yesterday. It is a special book, I promised, it to someone, but, I¬†hesitate, to¬†part with it, so soon. It has made, me think, it has brought me, joy and insight, I recommend it highly. So many parts, rang true, […]

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When you’re, ready?

Yesterday, was, kind of quiet, at the bookstore, but, honestly, bookstores tend, to be. I was roaming, around the shelves, looking at what, I have, and why, some of them, aren’t selling. So, rooting around, my dictionary, ¬†grammar, foreign language, style guide, section, happened upon, this writing guide, Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott. It’s […]

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