I think about rest and the gentleness to be found amid fast-moving days and nights that never last long enough for fullness of sleep. I think about the beauty of words like quietude, stillness, moment, reflection, breath, solitude, tranquility. I remember childhood days, reading beneath covers late into the night by flashlight to see what would happen next. I didn't care so very much about rest in those days. I wanted to see and be and go and do. Years pass and I change. I le
I've heard it said that starting something new is the most difficult part of it all. Yet, I so often see the start of a new undertaking as somewhere in the middle--in between an idea and its eventual fruit. A new project can feel like coming back to something. And that's how it feels with this blog. Writing has ever been a significant part of being honest, articulating thought and exercising expression, and I have missed it dearly over the last few years as I paused from writ
Welcome to the blog of Kimberly Taylor-Pestell, a creative living in California with her lovely husband and a particularly entertaining calico tabby.