Modeling and the Person Inside

Modeling and the Person Inside

Lily (my inner-fourteen-year-old) was psyched about this for weeks. Finally it happened! Last Sunday we did a modeling stint at the Kirkman House Museum Tea and Fashion Show!   Kirkman House Museum is a beautifully restored example of luxurious 1880s residential...
Advent and the Person Inside

Advent and the Person Inside

Advent: a penitential period beginning four Sundays before Christmas. The definition comes from my trusty Merriam-Webster pocket dictionary (12th printing May, 1976). In lower case, it means arrival.   As in “Advent Calendar”?   Exactly, Lily (she’s my inner...
Septic Disaster and the Person Inside

Septic Disaster and the Person Inside

Just when you think things are rolling along nicely- -you’ve stocked extra groceries in the freezer in case Snowmageddon makes an early appearance, laid in plenty of dog and cat food and cat sand against the same, stowed sufficient toilet paper to make it to and...
Guilt and the Person Inside

Guilt and the Person Inside

Tomorrow it will be eleven months since Bruce died. That’s both a long time and a short time, if you know what I mean. There are so many things I miss about him, and one of the biggest things is not having him here to tell him about the fun new things I’m doing. At...
Movie Time with the Person Inside

Movie Time with the Person Inside

Remember last week when I promised Lily, my inner fourteen-year-old, that we’d go to the 1:50 PM screening of “Last Christmas” this Tuesday? I am pleased to report that (drum roll, please!) we did it! We went to the movie!   To a normal person (such as yourself)...
NaNoWriMo and the Person Inside

NaNoWriMo and the Person Inside

Last week I selected a metaphorical piece of stone, a chunk of blood-red marble veined with gold and black and white, sharpened my writer’s chisels, visualized the crude shape of the story to come. The story of this year of my life, fictionalized. The first draft of a...

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