Tag Archives: confidence

Finding our true voices

The other morning Pam (Roughwighting) and I yakked on an early morning phone date.  We’ve connected with our voices on the telephone on and off for a couple of years now.  We talk about creativity, writing, mothers, dreaming, jobs, books … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 38 Comments

Fake it until you become it, eh?

Lately I’ve been enjoying rising in the dark, listening to the whistling teakettle and the humming wood stove, and writing stories.  Did you know the Native Americans reserved many stories to share only in wintertime, when wind whipped outside wigwams … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 51 Comments

The first time you’re called an old lady…

Sipping peppermint tea, another day, another coffee shop. Waiting for our daughter’s plane to fly the friendly skies toward Chicago, the Windy City.  It’s windy here, too, and the plane is delayed.  I’m not moving one inch toward home until … Continue reading

Posted in January 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 114 Comments

Are you authentic?

Are you authentic?  And what does that mean to you? I have been pondering “authenticity” recently. What does it mean to be authentic?  Who is authentic?  Am I authentic?  Are you authentic? Two weeks ago I would have said (with … Continue reading

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