SECRETS OF TIME

Are you weary of repetitive thought patterns, habits of old, stale insights, or even a genuine lack of inspiration for the routines of daily life? Poetry, fortunately, is like hitting the refresh button. A poem that touches the heart and mind instantly creates a bit of inner space by providing that empowering moment when you […]

LESSONS IN BRAVERY

Have you ever wondered how people find the courage to fight fires? What drives them to risk their lives to save others? My Studio Guest, Linda Strader, knows a little bit about these questions. In 1976, she became one of the first women on a Forest Service fire crew in the Santa Rita Mountains south […]

GUEST CAROLYN WALKER

I’m really pleased to welcome author Carolyn Walker to SunnyRoomStudio. Sometimes life calls us to cope with the unexpected. Nearly always, in fact. And when the unexpected involves the people we love, we usually feel uncertain, unprepared, and overwhelmed. So Carolyn, like many of us, decided to write about her experience in a memoir (Garn […]

ANCIENTS OF THE EARTH

“Yet, the questions dance around us, and only poetry can find the rhythm.” ―D.A. (Daisy) Hickman, ANCIENTS OF THE EARTH: Poems of Time However you feel about poetry, whether or not you love it or not exactly, I have just published a new collection that might pique your interest. Why? It’s about a mysterious subject […]

SKIP THE NUMBERS

FEEL caught in the trap of quantifying your life? I notice it all the time. People measuring themselves via numbers, scales, lists, contests, competitions, etc. But doesn’t this leave a lot to be desired? Isn’t there much more to life than how many, how much, how … something? Awareness around this dynamic seems limited, however. […]