by Ellen Bass Bad things are going to happen Your tomatoes will grow a fungus and your cat will get run over. Someone will leave the bag with the ice cream melting in the car and throw your blue cashmere sweater in the drier. Your husband will sleep with a girl your daughter’s age, her … Continue reading Relax

A Few Beautiful Things.

 Artist Andreas Lie's wild animal/landscape double exposures. From Daily Poetics: A blog that regularly posts comforting little snippets of poetry.  A collection of illustrated gifs by Rebecca Mock depicting modern life.  From zen habits: A short, inspiring piece reminding you that, "You're Not Doing Life Wrong".  Empathy cards for cancer patients designed by a cancer survivor. 


This is an awfully good lesson that a lot of writers need to hear. "The ceramics teacher announced on opening day that he was dividing the class into two groups. All those on the left side of the studio, he said, would be graded solely on the quantity of work they produced, all those on … Continue reading QOTD