I wanted to find a way to keep in touch with family and friends that would not involve the dreaded telephone.
Some friends have introduced me to their blogs. I read what seemed to me to be private meanderings through their lives in poetry and prose. I felt as though I were eavesdropping,but most of all, I felt honored that they entrusted me with their thoughts and thier art.
I am now entrusting my thoughts with those of you who are reading this. I'm feeling very brave right now and I hope I continue to be so.
Thanks to my group of writing friends, The Skywriters, who support my writing and have encouraged me these past eight years to spread my wings, I am now blogging. I hope you will consider this my gift to you. I hope to write more, better, and honestly, and to share what I can when I can.
It is my inclination to try to get around what was or is, try to sugar coat or tone down,pretty up or explain. That is until our daughter, Jeni, told my husband, Bill and me not too long ago," It is what it is", and it stuck with us. It became our mantra.
I believe that life is good, even great much of the time, but sometimes it can deliver a sucker punch that you never get over. That's the way it is.