Accessing my inner shaman

June 28, 2014
Something interesting is afoot this weekend.  I'm attending a beginning workshop in Shamanism. "What?" you might ask. "Does she think she's Native American?" Nope....

Logic & imagination aren’t such strange bedfello

August 9, 2013
I've always thought of myself as a pretty logical person, able to find the path from A to Z pretty quickly.  For many years, though, that's come at the cost of...

Recipient insane: meds needed

April 26, 2013
from collage by Laura Kennedy I dreamed that you bewitched me into bedAnd sung me moon-struck, kissed me quite insane.(I think I made you up inside my...

Have I offended you?

March 28, 2013
If you always stay in the middle of the roadwhere it's safeyou'll never offend a soul.But if you work on the edges?If you have a position? Chances are someone's...

Creativity and tidiness

March 2, 2013
There was a day last month when people at school  kept saying to me "You're so organized!" The first person to say it didn't know me at all, so clearly, someone...

6 ways to tap your creative spirit

September 8, 2012
Attribution "Oh I'm not creative" That's what I used to say."I'm left brain."Ah, but right brain, left brain-- we're all creative-- it's innate--not a special thing...

Zoot suit riot and my uncle

July 1, 2012
Young, creative people of every generation express themselves through what they wear. I can't say that we'll look back fondly on the trend toward sagging pants and...

Waiting for inspiration

May 20, 2012
"The  muse is not with me today," a man I worked for used to say. He was a writer, a good one, too. But he spent most of his days puffing cigarettes, his fingers...

Confidence in the face of insecurity

May 14, 2012
Coco had a boatload of confidence in herself. I love that. Like most people with an artistic passion, I'm prone to the fear that my work is  JUST. NOT. GOOD....

I do what i want

May 6, 2012
I love the spirit of this.No self-consciousness.No conformity. No concern for appearances. Or "shoulds."Meeting the too-big or too-small expectations of others. Dancing...

Follow Carol


Here you’ll find my blog, some of my essays, published writing, and my solo performances. There’s also a link to my Etsy shop for healing and grief tools offered through A Healing Spirit.


I love comments, so if something resonates with you in any way, don’t hesitate to leave a comment on my blog. Thank you for stopping by–oh, and why not subscribe so you don’t miss a single post?


Subscribe to my Blog

Receive notifications of my new blog posts directly to your email.