Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus

Mountains of Leaves Under the leaves  Fired with red, breaking with yellow Dew makes the grass still green And as the trees lose more and more they Don’t all shatter underfoot, but slide Careful don’t fall.  He’ll go out soon, collecting the sodden And the crisp, the dastardy sweet gum balls …

I is merely one of the world’s instantaneous spasms.― Clarice Lispector, Passion according to G.H.

Prompt A: Who are you? Come out from behind that curtain and show yourself.   I am the Bean’s mom. I remember when that wouldn’t have been first, but I am happy it is now. She’s the best thing I’ve ever done and I feel lucky every day that out …

A conclusion is the place where you get tired of thinking. Arthur Bloch

It’s one of those days. Days I’m just too tired. I can’t think of what to write, so I’m going to do that thing that I learned to do with kids… I might send them to One Word and get them thinking about one word and writing about it for …

It was a typical net.exercise – a screaming mob pounding on a greasy spot on the pavement, where used to lie the carcass of a dead horse. ~Unknown

I’m not actually sure how the Non November Nablopomo works. Do I have to follow the theme of “Swim”, respond to the prompts as in Reverb 10 or can I still write whatever on those days I need to write whatever? Have you ever had one of those days where …

This moment contains all moments. ~CS Lewis

December 29 – Defining Moment Describe a defining moment or series of events that has affected your life this year. (Author: Kathryn Fitzmaurice) I’m starting to wonder if Reverb 10 is all I thought it would be. I hoped it would connect me with other folks on the web. For …

I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me. Cary Grant

DECEMBER 11 – 11 THINGS What are 11 things your life doesn’t need in 2011? How will you go about eliminating them? How will getting rid of these 11 things change your life? (Author: Sam Davidson) What if my life doesn’t have 11 things? Let’s see if it does. My …

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. Marcus Aurelius

Well, I blame Tui of Mental Mosaic – I’d not heard about Reverb10. And though some of the writing on their ‘come  join us” pages is a little twee for me,  I like  the idea. I usually get all reflective around my birthday and I did that of course this …