“We all of us deserve happiness or none of us does.” ~Mary Gordon American writer Mary Gordon was born on this day in 1949.
The party headed back toward the village, approaching from the west. Sitting atop a hill overlooking the town, they saw very little activity at first. Three men were dragged into the courtyard under guard a quarter candle later. They watched as the guards backed away when a priest in black and red robes appeared. “Wonder … Continue reading Investigating the Cultists
“We mostly spend [our] lives conjugating three verbs: to Want, to Have, and to Do… forgetting that none of these verbs have any ultimate significance, except so far as they are transcended by and included in, the fundamental verb, to Be.” ~Evelyn Underhill English poet, writer, pacifist, and mystic Evelyn Underhill was born on this … Continue reading Random Quote for December 06, 2022
“Choose love not in the shallows but in the deep.” ~Christina Rossetti English writer Christina Rossetti was born on this day in 1830.
Nothing happened this week except for more frigid weather and snow. Mr. Contractor is still waiting to hear from Ms. SalesRep, saying she found someone to drag our house up the hill. Overnight temperatures have dropped into the teens and single digits, so the slab will get poured after the house is set. Happy, happy, … Continue reading Rebuilding the Dream, Pt 121
“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence but it comes from within. It is there all the time.” ~Anna Freud British psychoanalyst of Austrian-Jewish descent, Anna Freud was born on this day in 1895.
“Don’t let your habits become handcuffs.” ~Elizabeth Berg American novelist Elizabeth Berg was born on this day in 1948.
I spent the month of November writing a novel. That’s right, I participated in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), and this year, I won! To win, I needed to write 50,000 words in November. I am among thousands who “win” every year. The goal is not to be the first or the best; the goal … Continue reading I Did A Thing
In the grey light of the predawn hours, the party woke the villagers. “We need to move before the next watch arrives,” said Skrie from Malusk’s shoulder. “I can appeal to Tymora to help cover our trail but we need to know which direction we should go before we go stumbling in the dark.” The … Continue reading Relocation
“Life is my university, and I hope to graduate from it with some distinction.” ~Louisa May Alcott American novelist, short story writer, and poet, Louisa May Alcott was born on this day in 1832.