Rutland, VT Writers Groups – updated 9/12

Please help me (and our fellow writers) by letting me know about your Vermont writing group or conference. When we first moved back to Vermont I was trying to find a writer's group to connect with and it wasn't easy. I did eventually find one through some round-about internet and email networking. Yesterday I noticed … Continue reading Rutland, VT Writers Groups – updated 9/12

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Trust the Process (pt 10): Hiding

My natural inclination is to introversion. I usually choose to be alone rather than in a crowd. However, at my first two Goddard College's residencies for the Individualized Master's program I went against my own grain. I squeezed in around full lunch tables, joined in conversations in lounges, and laughed over movie showings late (for … Continue reading Trust the Process (pt 10): Hiding

The power of voice

I have long known the power of song. Whether sitting in the audience or on the risers myself, it is a rare time that the tears don't immediately spring to my eyes at the first note. I am usually blubbering by beat three, tissues whipped out and sniffling muffled. OK, I exaggerate (slightly). What I … Continue reading The power of voice

Trust the process, pt 5 (Everything is connected, 1)

Back in May I wrote in this post, Steppingstones to a new life, about how different paths of my life had suddenly come together at juncture, namely, grad school. I was shocked and gob-smacked how the Universe, Serendipity and Synchronicity got together presented me with this and amazing and timely opportunity. But these three tricksters … Continue reading Trust the process, pt 5 (Everything is connected, 1)

Booger-fingers will not break my spirit

Yesterday I attended the Women Business Owners Network (WBON) Winter Conference in Manchester, Vermont. Everyone of the speakers was fantastic and one woman noted she felt "drunk on the energy." I can't begin to share all the things discussed but I will tell you, it was powerful! I believe in serendipity, in the power of … Continue reading Booger-fingers will not break my spirit