Moravian art, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you a city of art, Trashpresso, and caring communication. City of Art Anežka (Agnes) Kašpárková is transforming her city into a gallery of art. After retiring from agriculture and learning to paint, Agnes has embarked on turning the village of Louka in the Czech Republic into a city of art. She…

autumn, renewal, poetry

Autumn Renewal

Autumn Renewal ~ creeks flowing leaves falling spirits rising autumn revival ~ Autumn is finally showing her face. We had our first cool day and evening and I recently found these leaves on a hike in the woods. My body and spirit are ready for some renewal that autumn seems to bring me. How about…

fever, Brad, muse

Moka Fever

Moka Fever Muse Brad is still recovering from his bout with Moka Madness. After getting caught up in the excitement of the muse uprising and pub crawl, Muse Brad has become quite rebellious. Andrea from Harvesting Hecate suggested he just needs a little freedom and rebellion to get it out of this system. And LWBateman…

kindness, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you a loving view of anger, the potential in algae, and the kindness bus. Magic Algae Dome Reading this article on Ikea’s Space10 creation called the Algae Dome, one might think algae is a superfood with the potential to save the planet. At the very least, Ikea researchers hope to demonstrate the…

Great Falls, poetry, falling

Flowing Forward

Flowing Forward ~ rivers carving rock eons of artistry flow Great Falls on display ~ We (the muse and I) are back from our trip east to see family. My brother, mom, and I had some good conversations and even looked at one senior residence. It helped mom get clear that she is still not…

Coffee Channel

The Origins of Muse Mayhem

Here is the original post that was the inspiration for my muse mystery and mayhem series. In rereading this early post on muses and caffeine, we had a few chuckles so we’re sharing the goodness with you. Plus we noticed a fun synchronicity. This is the 5 year anniversary of this post. Plus the post…


Muse Vacation

Muse Vacation Muse Brad and I will be heading to Virginia to visit my mother and brother for a couple of weeks. We probably won’t be writing, posting, or reading many blogs. We’ll miss you, but probably need a break from writing deadlines. Muse Brad has convinced me we need time off from writing to…

You Matter, empowerment, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you connections, meaning from death, love, and moving beyond poverty. You Matter We have the power to make a difference, by interacting with people in a deeply personal way. ~ Cheryl Rice Last year I featured the You Matter Marathon. This year, I’m happy to report that Cheryl Rice and the YMM…

flowers, sacred, spirals, poetry,

Sacred Spirals

Sacred Spirals ~ orange petals glow with sacred spirals of love rhythms of the heart ~ This is another tribute to Summer Love that is fading fast. These calla lilies grow in containers in my landlord’s back yard. Their blossoms last only a few days in mid summer. Farewell, my sweet beauty. May you return again.

Moka Madness, latte, humor, muse, writing

Moka Madness

Moka Madness I have sad news to report. After going missing, Muse Brad has been found, but he’s in bad shape.  After a series of breakdowns, attacks, escapes, and affairs, Muse Brad has contracted a new strain of fever called Moka Madness. He can’t eat, sleep, or do anything except think of the divine Moka…