The quote, “If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter,” has been attributed to many people: Blaise Pascal, John Locke, Benjamin Franklin, Henry David Thoreau, Cicero, Woodrow Wilson, Mark Twain. According to Garson O’Toole at Quote Investigator, the saying originates in 1657 by French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal. That it […]
Fall 2019Equinox is the time of year when we (nearly) reach equal day and night. I find it poetic that there's a collective balance in the world. For me, I take a few moments to see where I'm at in relation to the changes in the sun, which helps me stay connected to what is larger than myself while I tinker away at my work. When I contemplate balance, I often return to this quote by Historian Sigfried Giedion: "It is like a tight-rope dancer who, by small adjustments, maintains a precarious balance between his being and the empty void."
The Multifaceted House: A Writer's Exploration of Home
February 8, 2020 | 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Burlington Writers Club
213 S. Main St.
Graham, NC 27253
BornWilder is not simply the name of a website. It was chosen in homage to my struggle in establishing identity during my late twenties. Woman, (single) mother, and writer. Often times the most significant decisions we make are ones that go unnoticed by others. Read the story here.
Recent EventsThank you Maine, for a real good time!
Reading at Quiet City Books
Claire Guyton, Cheryl Wilder, Suzanne Farrell Smith, Sarah Twombly (not pictured: Bruce Robert
Coffin, Lisa Mayer, Nancy L. Brown, Annaliese Jakimides)
Reading & Author Talk
Claire Guyton, Cheryl Wilder, Suzanne Farrell Smith
A work of art… is not a living thing… that walks or runs. But the making of a life. That which gives you a reaction. To some it is the wonder of human fingers. To some it is the wonder of the mind. To some it is the wonder of technique. And to some it […]
My summer reading list includes The Book of Joy and The Wisdom of Menopause. The Book of Joy is based on a week-long conversation between His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, moderated and written by Douglas Abrams. The premise of their conversation was to answer the question: “How do we find joy […]