Archive for January, 2006

A Drop of Fire, a Million Indentations

Sunday, January 29th, 2006

Soul. The word rebounded to me, and I wondered, as I often had, what it was exactly. People talked about it all the time, but did anybody actually know? Sometimes I’d pictured it like a pilot light burning inside a person — a drop of fire from the invisible inferno people called God. Or a […]

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Life As a Sardine

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

I took this photo at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The fish were swimming quickly in an aquarium that had a column shape, around and around, a silver streak to my dazed eyes.

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The Artist’s Way: Week Three (What? It Was Week Three?)

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Hmm. I am not doing so well with my commitment to myself on this journey. Writing of daily pages: zero. Artist’s date: zero. This adjustment to full-time work is happening s-l-o-w-l-y. However, I have been meeting my commitment to self-care. I’ve gotten 7-8 hours of sleep nightly, took a long, hot soak (does that count […]

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