In the beginning …

It’s Friday, April 13, perhaps not the most auspicious day to launch a blog, to start a new venture. Then again, trusting the power of passion works for me, and today, I felt exponentially compelled (after months of pondering) to begin telling the tale of my life with the beautiful, brilliant, and always challenging Lilly Elizabeth, a rescued border collie with whom I share every minute (since I’m a writer who works at home).

Lest you think my life overly dog-centric, I’ll add that my lively little family includes my darling husband Tom and his amazingly sweet lab/greyhound mix Ginko Cornelius. That is how it works here at 8,000 feet in the Rocky Mountains — 2 boys (Tom & Ginko), 2 girls (Rox & Lilly). The end.

We live in a high mountain valley in Colorado and joke that it’s a gated community since many folks lock their cattle gates. It’s scenic and quiet, and to brag just a bit, I cannot see a single man-made thing from my office window.

My intention is not so much to diary-blog as it is to play with the personal essay as storytelling vehicle, where the is the story … and THE story.

We will see how it goes.

Next up — why I called it Champion of My Heart.

5 thoughts on “In the beginning …

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  4. April 14, 2007 at 7:50 pm

    What a sweet, pretty girl! And such a big tongue!