Friday, March 4, 2011
Looka, looka: trees are budding: spring! Always astounding. So much renewal and energy and force–especially welcome to my northern friends this year, I think. This is in NC, but soon it will creep northward . . .
And speaking of creeping and renewal: While I'm wrapping up final revisions on one book, buds for a new one are preparing to emerge. I've learned to trust this process. Yesterday, I woke with the opening to the next story, the first paragraph intact, like a flower opened overnight:
There is a larger lesson here, one not so mushy, but the words today are still stuck in the muck. Alas.