The Middle: Longings

The Middle: Longings

Hi!  If you’d like to start and read The Middle in sequential order, start here! Longings  When I was a little girl, the longings inside me were alive.  They woke with me and walked with me.  They called to me throughout the day, and whispered “there is more.” I...

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The Middle: Mirrors

The Middle: Mirrors

Hi! If you want to read in sequential order, start here with the prologue!  ****************************** Mirrors My knees were shaking and my palms were a slimy mess.  I could see Andrew’s bald head peeking out from between the cars, but that was it.  I will never...

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The Middle: Stamps

The Middle: Stamps

Hi! If you want to read in sequential order, start here with the prologue!  **************************** Stamps When I was 34 years old, six months after I launched a pilot on HGTV, I divorced my husband.  The same one I’d filmed said pilot with.  For someone who put...

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The Middle: Unexpected

The Middle: Unexpected

Hi!  If you'd like to start and read The Middle in sequential order, start here! *************************** Unexpected  September 21, 2019 I’m sitting outside on the porch of Andrew’s house.  It is cool this morning for the South, especially this September.  The...

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The Middle: The Prologue | What We Know

The Middle: The Prologue | What We Know

Hello old friends. It feels a little surreal to be back at this keyboard the way I have been for the last few months.  For those of you who don't follow me on Instagram, you've had no idea, but I decided right before the new year to begin writing and building this PI...

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Stillness

Stillness

I sit quietly in my living room, a room I wouldn't sit in for almost a year before my marriage ended.  It was like the silence of what was happening under the surface of me was too piercing in here, too deafening.  Too revealed.  I retreated to spending time in my...

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Begin Again

Begin Again

There is just something about a studio.  A clean, white space.  Everything is fresh.  Everything is new.  Blank.  This is the place where new things are born.  I walked into Marian’s studio this week, and some of the moments within the space stopped me in my tracks. ...

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Becoming…Still

Becoming…Still

Every time I opened my laptop to write my first post in the last few years, I inevitably shut it, apathetic and uninterested.  My world had shifted dramatically after my divorce, and for me, I had no idea how to tie it all back together again, here, in this creative...

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