Browsing: Sandhills Journal

The Ogallala Aquifer and the Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline

The Ogallala Aquifer and the Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline

  This image is an aerial view of the elegant Sandhills of Nebraska.   While my current writing takes me to Europe, and my new book of memoir revolves around […]

Aug 20, 2012     Comments Off on The Ogallala Aquifer and the Dirty Tar Sands Pipeline
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The Keystone XL Pipeline and The Sandhills of Nebraska

The Keystone XL Pipeline and The Sandhills of Nebraska

          I know these Hills. I have lived amongst the people of the Sandhills for over 50 years; criss-crossed this land on back roads no more […]

Feb 25, 2012     Comments Off on The Keystone XL Pipeline and The Sandhills of Nebraska
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Writing, writing, writing

Writing, writing, writing

Here’s the thing: the writing pours out of me in this old pirate ship of a cabin. I am pushing the arc of the narrative closer and closer to being […]

Nov 3, 2011     Comments Off on Writing, writing, writing
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Divine Moments Back in the Hills

Divine Moments Back in the Hills

Family. Home. What is left after parents are gone and you set out to find your life in the terrain that lies open around you? I have returned for my […]

Oct 31, 2011     Comments Off on Divine Moments Back in the Hills
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Sliding into the land of creativity . . .

Sliding into the land of creativity . . .

  Last time I posted here I was trying to get comfortable with writing, trying to get back to work on the manuscript of my new book idea. I was […]

Sep 11, 2010     Comments Off on Sliding into the land of creativity . . .
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Tearing It All Apart To Find The Real Story

Tearing It All Apart To Find The Real Story

When my mom got sick and I traveled to her home to take care of her, I left behind a manuscript one-third done—the beginning of a new book of memoir, […]

Aug 11, 2010     Comments Off on Tearing It All Apart To Find The Real Story
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Following the labyrinthine road of creativity

Following the labyrinthine road of creativity

July 2010 I’ve been back from Europe long enough to skitter into the chaos of day-to-day life, but not so long that I have forgotten what it felt like to […]

Jul 29, 2010     Comments Off on Following the labyrinthine road of creativity
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