My First Trapeze Lesson

I grew up in Sarasota Florida. Venice, actually, which is also the winter quarters of the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus....

Changing colors

Day is changing colors now rose above, and mist and blue between is settled in peaceful in the gloaming... lights come on, and dogs come...

Emoclew

I like the way he looks at life contrarywise. From a different facet in the glass. I've always been this way, since I was small. Sitting...

down the day

I love the hours when the shadows get long Sunlight melts to mellow amber welcoming the satisfaction and jollity of a good day done. The...

Summer Tour....

Swimming in reverie…. Crystalline warm breezes, performing from my whole soul….and roses…Huge, fat, velvet lipped and languid, drowsing,...

Mardi Gras memories - The Garconniere

Whispers of languid raindrops, patter across courtyard ferns, from a pre-dinner rain, mingling petrichor with night jasmine and roses…...

Favorite Moments at Mullah's

Joining my voice with all of my friends and faire family to remember the man who brought us together and made memories that we hold dear...

The Smell of Season's Turn

The light is changing, bringing a lovely golden hue to dappled afternoons....bathing brisk breezes with a sense of festive expectation...

in theaters

In theaters across the world, this moment is the same, and I love it dearly, with all my heart. After the comforting dissonance and...

it was rain...

There are moments I happen upon, little lovely surprises that at once, captivate me in the present experience as enchanting, and send me...

Missin that Down Home Groove

I miss the smell of those tall, thin Florida pines and cypress and scrub. The sun warmed brown scent of pine needles underfoot on those...

Comfort Food

That would be Southern comfort food. Food has always called to me as a fascination, a joy, an art, and a way to express love and a little...

Ice Cream

She sat there, rage eating chocolate ice cream. Every bite she took hurt me to watch, and there was nothing I could do. It was emotional...

Petrus - Dancing in winter

One of the most surreal moments….. As a tiny, eager sophomore, at the National Academy of Arts, I was in love with dancing. In love with...

Gifts of Moments

There are gifts I've been given, without knowing, until I rediscover them. My world shifted tonight, in a magical way. Remembering...

as girls

As girls we’re told so often - it’s no big deal... did it really happen.... but he only... That we brush it off, bury it away.... forget...

little gifts

Giving the little gifts of praise and lifting you up Knowing you give me nothing back Is a hollow slicing ache With each offering But I...