Writer, Blogger, Creative Enthusiast
ALL THOSE MONTHS AGO, when the first phase of the pandemic hit, Tim and I packed up our lives and our SUV and headed for the mountains to "ride things out." I look at that time now as both lovely and terribly confusing; we were remote thus comparatively safe, and yet...
A thousand times I've thought about this post; a hundred times I've tried to write it. I have had difficulty finding the words is the issue, my thoughts centering on an emotion I can't seem to describe. And then late last week as I was on a walk and listening to an...
Cathy Rigg Monetti is a writer and maker with far more interests than she has time. Born and raised in Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains, she is currently writing a novel, a work of historical fiction set there and centered around five people whose lives intersect during the tumultuous years of the Civil War.
“Ultimately, we are all just walking each other home.”
“We see trees. What more do we need?”
“I’m just trying to matter.”
“Perhaps home is not a place, but simply an irrevocable condition.”
“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”