journal.

art on fire.


    once a year arctic fires bronze sculptureworks hosts art on fire at wasilla museum of transportation. mister jones attends blacksmithing meetings at the shop owned by artist patrick garley and he asked me to come see what happens at an iron pour. fascinating work, this breaking cast iron into workable pieces, feeding them into the fiery cauldron, waiting…

changes.


    • early morning practice: sitting and writing and reading. changes are happening. within and with out. i will here forward always forever never be the same as i was. once a body sees the change, it is a conscious decision to change. or stay the same. where the…

friday night book club.


i felt the bittersweet as i walked into the library. i had penned book club onto my hand because i did not want to miss this night. this would be her final book club meeting as the librarian of sutton public library. she has been my librarian for 30 years and my friend for just as…

gettin’ real.


let’s get real. real fuckin’ real. i have been studying internal martial arts for about a month’s time and i feel so very different inside and out. mind and heart and spirit and body. just today i felt flowy instead of stiff or robotic as we performed some gentle stretches…

this dream. this cat.


    make my bed out of wonder bread, spread some mustard upon my head.  don't want no onions or sauerkraut, mamma, hold on to the bun baby, work it on out. i'm a chilidog. * so there was this dream. this dream wherein i was driving a road car, long lean body…

and he said “amen.”


i was gonna tell you about the internal martial arts class i have been attending and what it is doing for my body and my mind and my very inner being. i was gonna tell you how i am no longer powerless because that would mean i am giving my power away and i'm learning…