Category Archives: Writing

What I learned (and What I Already Knew) From Making a Vision Board

Symbols are the language of the subconscious.  All along I’ve been a writer who could only draw abstract things, like mazes, mandalas, and a basic tree with branches and leaves, and never showed any skill at drawing; I thought I … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

I’m back! While you weren’t looking, David and I had another baby, and named her Bliss. We really did it. Bliss Blaustein was born at home October 5th. She was brought earthside in a lightning bolt, and our midwife missed … Continue reading

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Nature Writing Workshop taught in a natural setting in Westchester County, NY

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Let the Music[ian] Play!

I filled a glass syrup jug with water and whistled for Adela’s amusement, presenting it like a really neat trick. Then I said, “Wait! Let me show you what happens when I put MORE water in! What do you think’s … Continue reading

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Remembering September 11, 2001

We haven’t even entered the memorial, and already I feel something. Memories of where I was when United Flight #175 struck the World Trade Center south tower come rushing back vividly.  American Flight #11 had already crashed into the north … Continue reading

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I wanna feel something.

The TV shows I’ve been watching (Mad Men, Californication, Nurse Jackie) come close to wowing me, then stop short. Like sex where you don’t get your release. So, I asked David, the movie critic, to recommend a movie that will … Continue reading

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False Starts

Today I am featured over at The Whirling Blog, a wonderful collaborative site created by the famous New York artist, Gene-Manuel. I was lucky to have met Gene-Manuel in an IntenSati class, and we’ve both been boosting our creativity and … Continue reading

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