Thursday, June 18, 2009

Here I am!


Okay, here I am again, with a few words for you, and a few pics from my vacation a month ago. I must say I've been enjoying my break! The weather in NY has been so weird, so unusual, and I've been relishing every moment, like I'm inhabiting an alien, unfamiliar climate. It kind of reminds me of the wonderful cool weather we have every once in awhile in Texas, when a few rare summer rains descend.


There's this constant, lovely chill in the air lately, like standing by a river at night, like the air just as the sky opens up for rain...

Lately, I've been waking up super-early every single morning. I take long walks everywhere by myself, exploring new places, often just blocks away from my normal path. Usually I am so spooked by the NYC crowds, but I'm really, really feeling the energy of the city and... liking it.

Why, all this new energy all of a sudden? Well, I've been reading a lot and... writing! I've always wanted to write a novel, but never really had it in me to work steadily at it. But for the past 2 weeks I've been working every single day, thinking, writing, editing - I am amazed. I am beyond happy and inspired right now.


So, while, I'm not "back" back, in the sense that I am tied to my screen day and night, I feel "back" in terms of happiness and inspiration. I hope this summer brings so much of the same to all of you!!!



Early Bird Special said...

Welcome back, love! It's so great that you're writing!! I love all the pictures you've been taking. I'm amazed by those perfect green leaves with the tiny little dots. Such an eye for detail you have.


Kat said...

It's so great to hear you are feeling more like yourself.

Martha said...

Lovely photos -- I'm happy you're back and feeling great.

g said...

so happy to hear from you flor...and to know you're feeling happy & inspired fills me with such joy :)

Mamameo said...

Gorgeous photos...glad you're back.

sewitsforyou said...

glad to aee your back. Hope you enjoyed the break!

Sprittibee said...

Lovely pictures. Glad you found your muse. Much joy and light to you this summer!

- Hot in Texas