Recently, someone suggested to me I open up myself to a message from the women in my family who came before me, specifically, my mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. I included my paternal grandmother, too. So one morning I settled in with a pen and my journal and meditated a bit on them – my memories […]
Hey, so, yeah…it’s been a while since I’ve been here. How are you? I’ve changed the name of my blog, in case you hadn’t noticed, or wondered why you are getting something from “rosé and wry” not “Vinegar and Vanilla”. It seemed like the right thing to do, a little refresh on the old blog. […]
Ten lessons I have learned in my first 50 years.
I was talking a good friend recently about the state of my writing life. She said something to me that resonated deeply. Start with the problem, she said. To be honest, she was referring to a lesson she has learned as an editor and in working with developing stories, but it works for me and my […]
This one is easy – I got the best gift ever just a few weeks ago. It was a late Christmas gift. Do you want to see it? Here it is: Pretty spectacular, isn’t it? The lovely shade of…brown? The slightly discolored cuffs? The missing button? I’m sure you would understand if you could smell it’s […]
Well, crap. Here we are again, the start of another year. In fact, it’s nearly the end of January already! But I have been sick for the last three weeks, so only now feel like I am starting to poke my head out of hibernation and get cracking on this whole 2018 thing. Part and […]