As every child knows, there is nothing like an unexpected thrill, the surprise you hadn’t even imagined that takes you to a new place, the place you never saw coming. The punchline of a great joke, the surprising turn in a new trail, the thrill of hiding and never knowing how they’ll find you – we come right into the moment as when we teeter on the edge of anticipation.
I was reminded of the unexpected this morning when I woke up from a restless night of sleep, disoriented, achey, feeling way out of my body. Eventually I started writing on the floor of my living room, alternately scribbling a few unedited sentences and rolling around the floor, feeling into my body. I began to feel my tailbone, wiggling it free as I have been doing the last few days. Continue Reading ->