Tag Archives: Morning Pages

Snapdragons in the Sun

Summer is a vase of snapdragons backlit by the morning sun. The show lasts only three or four minutes and is possible only a few days of the year, when the sun rises at a certain angle over the roof … Continue reading

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Out with the Old

This is what happens when you do Morning Pages more or less regularly for 13 years and don’t throw any of your notebooks away. Julia Cameron might have room to store stuff like this ad infinitum, but I don’t. Anything … Continue reading

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The Amazing Mr or Ms Fox

This morning I was propped against the kitchen sink a good 40 minutes before dawn, waiting for my tea to finish steeping and gazing sleepily out the window, when something way too big to be a cat went bound—bound—bound through … Continue reading

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Pen and Ink

After all the grumping I did about my Morning Pages notebooks being discontinued,¬†I’m getting used to the new model, which I started using a couple of days ago. The transition¬†was marked by one of those just-enough-milk-in-the-cereal-bowl moments that make a … Continue reading

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Artist Date: Snowdrops

I was heading for the car to go grocery shopping last Friday afternoon when I saw a shaft of sunlight illuminating a patch of snowdrops in the shrubby area behind our house. Spring had sprung, and it was backlit. I … Continue reading

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