I slowly began to feel better, and to remember two things: 1. I love making things, and 2. I love telling stories. On a good day I don’t need to remember this, but it was like a lifeline to my whole self. And I realized I might need to prescribe myself a little project to heal.
This past week was the first week I stumbled a bit. Finally healthy, the work commitments (and laundry) had piled up, and I found myself more tired at the end of the day. But knowing I am sharing these stories with you keeps me motivated. I just took a fun quiz about our habit […]
Alba returned to the greenhouse with a sigh of relief. She was a genius with plants, but people, not so much. The interview with Harold did not go well: she lost her temper with Chevron, and probably just raised the droid’s suspicions. Here, in the quiet of plants growing slowly, she relaxed. It was Alba’s […]
In high school I read Winesberg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson’s epic story series, and it blew my mind. It’s a quiet yet powerful short story series, each chapter telling the story of a member of the community, many of whom are isolated and craving connections that seem out of reach. Even though the book was written […]
Today’s story ties together the lovely community of Widgets Landing, a colony of adventurers, engineers, and average robots just trying to get by. All week I’ve been telling snippets of daily life in Widgets Landing, and now I’ll share the landscape. 1. Charging and Repair Station – where most colonists work and socialize, as well […]
Toys are my inspiration this week. I first photographed these guys on my son’s play table while I was supposed to be cleaning up. The light was terrible, but a story emerged all the same.In regards to Dover, my friend Moira had her car break down there on the eve of our wedding. We drove […]