Story of the Week – Wk 1

This piece is based on the following prompt from Writing Alone and With Others (Pat Schneider):  In this one you are….  With this prompt you look at, remember, or make up a photograph or image and write whatever comes up (autobiographical or fiction).  I hope you enjoy…. Flight by IH Rea- March 28, 2014

Forming Habits Without Goals

Today, to kick off the second quarter of the year, I am focusing on developing good habits in my “daily practice” (writing, exercise, and healthy eating) by not setting lofty goals that will require massive energy expenditures or will tell me that I am a failure if I do not achieve them on time or Read More …

Clearing the Creative Pipeline

It has almost been a month since I left the corporate world to write and be a mom.  My goal for this first month was to settle down, to see what the new rhythm of my days would look like before I committed to setting any writing goals.  And, I also wanted to see what Read More …

Setting Intentions

“The past is beautiful because one never realizes an emotion at the time.  It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past….That is why we dwell on the past, I think.” (Virginia Woolf) I left my corporate job at the end of February to pursue my dream Read More …

On Limiting Potential

So, Sundays are my sleep-in days, when the munchkin who can wake up raring to go as early as 5:30, goes and hangs out with her Daddy to watch too many episodes of Dora on Tivo.  Since my solitary retreat last week, when I spent six days/nights alone to transition from a corporate mindset to Read More …