Taking Wonder with a twist of Danger

During a recent martial arts class, Rob asked his students whether they saw the world as a dangerous place with moments of wonder, or a wondrous place with moments of danger. Definitely a wondrous place, I thought. Then I considered my writing and realized that to move the action forward in my novel, I needContinue reading “Taking Wonder with a twist of Danger”

The Japanese art of folding patterned paper

A few years ago, a work associate I knew only slightly was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He was given a few months to live, but survived almost a year. During that time, I followed a Caring Bridge blog documenting his illness, treatment and family life. One of the ways his loved ones coped wasContinue reading “The Japanese art of folding patterned paper”