A bit about me

Words woven create webs of meaning –
fragile structures tested by time.

 Welcome!  So pleased that you’ve dropped by.

Spurred on by the threat of cancer, this blog was born in December of 2011 as a gift to myself.  Back then, I knew nothing about categories or tags, so I ignored them and just wrote.  I had about twenty five followers for a long time and thought that was magnificent.

So much has happened since that humble beginning.  I ducked the cancer bullet but now live with ME/CFS, a disorder that effects all body systems and is quite debilitating.  While many aspects of my life fell away, I did discover that living a horizontal existence is quite compatible with writing, and thus I’ve continued with flourish.

At some point this blog evolved into a forum for poetry, and so I’ve started a second one:  One Woman’s Quest II.

Thanks for stopping by.  I like to think that none of us are alone thanks to forums such as this, and welcome your comments or contributions.

Cheers!

V.J.

 

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27 comments

  1. Hi VJ, just found your site. Your work is significant. Heartfelt, a brittle edge of reality. I haven’t read nearly enough, and know that I will. However mostly I wanted to say how important it was to meet you on our recent trip.
    Thank you for sharing your thoughts and your work. I will be following with you..

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  2. I’ve just found your blog. You sound like an interesting person! I love the way your blog is set out. I wish mine was as good! I’m looking forward to read8ng more of your posts.
    Are you doing the April A to Z writing challenge? I’m having a go at it for the first time.

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