Category Archives: the creative process

Sunday out and around here and there

I went and procured tomatoes. Real ripe tomatoes. I needed a tomato sandwich and I needed it bad. I had a peach for dessert. Diddled around at home for awhile and then went out late to the nearby pond and … Continue reading

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chasing clouds

The clouds today were big and puffy and fun. Here’s all the photos I took this morning on the way to work. And after a long day at work, and even though I should be writing a poem to send … Continue reading

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The Day of the Eclipse

So glad I took today off! Started out by mailing my August Poetry Postcard cards at the Nassau Post Office, each bearing one of the cool eclipse stamps. Hope they all arrive safe and sound. A little breakfast, picked up … Continue reading

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Friday Night Excitement

There I was, writing a too-long poem for August Poetry Postcard and… a bat appears. Let me just say, I moved pretty darn fast. Locked myself in the bathroom while I tried to figure out what to do, having no … Continue reading

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Photos as Reference

Long time readers may attest that I take a fair number of photos. It’s true. Not all the photos are great – some are taken to capture a bit of light or something interesting or just as an aid to … Continue reading

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