Category Archives: Leigh’s Posts

Diamonds, Gemstones & Jewelry!

    My Summer novella has gems at its center. I Love diamonds, sapphires, zircons, pearls, opals, tourmalines, morganites…the list goes on, and on, and on. Who doesn’t love things that sparkle? Ever get mesmerized staring into a step cut … Continue reading

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Bird-song, Joy and the Growing Light

This morning I heard our resident mourning doves greet the sun with their smile-inducing coo. They greet the day with joy. They say goodnight to it with the same lyrical celebration. In this I want to be like a dove. … Continue reading

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Impatience? Learning Patience?

I injured my knee in karate weapons class – not a bad injury, as injuries go. I won’t require surgery if I do what I’m told by my doctor. Still, I’m sidelined for awhile. In karate, I can wait. I … Continue reading

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New Year Goal – Read More!

When it comes to resolutions, I generally make a list and spend the rest of the year beating myself up for not achieving them or achieving marginally. NOT QUITE UP TO PAR. Well NOT this year. I have more modest … Continue reading

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SOLSTICE, SANTA & “SKAMMDEGISSFUGGAR.”

“Skammdegissfuggar” literally means: “Shadows of the short days.” It is an Icelandic word that, metaphorically means the darkness that can be cast into—or onto—the land as well as the Spirit in deep winter. I learned this on Twitter from author, … Continue reading

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Justice, Love, and being Thankful

I’ve been thinking a lot about justice while I’ve been writing: A Time to Kill (working title).  This is a story, a legal thriller, that deals with themes that are hard to tackle in real life. Even for those whose … Continue reading

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October’s furious pace – and the welcoming of the Dark Half of the year

I usually blog the third Wednesday of the month. I realized I’d missed my blog day as I sat drinking a coffee in bed, the Saturday after, with my daughter in Toronto. I’d left for Toronto on Wednesday – usual … Continue reading

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