Carol S. Mann
Bits and Pieces
“He knew everyone had flaws. People fell from grace all the time. But some people fell further than others.” From “Ferrelli’s Fall” (Creek Songs).
Tag Archives: Art
Desert Writers Expo 2020
February 15, 2020, was the Desert Writers Expo hosted by the Palm Springs Writers Guild and the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory located in Rancho Mirage, California. Forty writers came together to offer their current books for sale to the … Continue reading
A Time to Remember
Memorial Day. A day to remember those who have sacrificed. It’s impossible to see an honored last resting place or a national monument without feelings of loss, of love, of deep appreciation. Without thoughts about lives denied. On this day … Continue reading
Happy Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is a special day, whether your mother is nearby, across the country, or across the ocean. It’s a time to reach out to her, hear her voice, hold her hand. It’s a time to renew that special bond. … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Finding Ideas: The Creative Process, Inspiration, Looking for Inspiration, poetry, Reading, Writing Tagged Art, Children and Mother's Day, Mother's Day, Mother's Day Blog, Mother's Day Book, Mother's Day Memories, Mother's Day Poems, poetry, The book All Ways A Woman, watercolors 6 Comments
The book has arrived!
The book has arrived. Yes, All Ways a Woman, a collection of art and poetry created in collaboration with artist Lynn Centeno, is here. Within its pages, we invite you to walk with us as we depict a woman’s path, give voice … Continue reading
Do you ever play Cloud Games? When you look into a cloud-filled sky and imagine you see a face or a shoe or a dog? The other day, as the weather was changing, I saw a cloud that looked like … Continue reading
Hey, inspiration! Are you out there?
Inspiration is an elusive sensation with the power to move our minds and our emotions. It may be captured in a sunset or a child’s smile or a rainbow. We may be inspired by a famous person or a person … Continue reading
Posted in Creativity, Inspiration, Reading, Writing Tagged Anton Chekov, Art, Bird Girl, Chinle, Edward Hopper, Kathryn Stockett, Monet, Nighthawks, R.C. Gorman, Sylvia Shaw Judson, The Help 14 Comments