My Writer’s Notebook

12 Oct

I think having a writer’s notebook is one of the most important steps to becoming a writer, and one of the most important things about being a writer. I take mine everywhere I go and would be lost without it. … Read More »

A Conversation Between Oscar and the Moon

25 Aug

Yesterday evening we were walking and Oscar said, “Look, the moon!” He actually calls it the “moom.” “Hey Mom, talk like the moom.” “OK, Oscar. Hi Oscar! I’m the moon. How are you?” “I’m Oscar! Why are you coming up?” … Read More »

Mono No Aware

20 Aug

“Mono No Aware” is a Japanese word that means an awareness of the impermanence of things and a gentle wistfulness at their passing. I came across this word recently in a book I was reading, and I love the complexity … Read More »