Guest author: D. Wallace Peach – Room to Breathe

I’m honored to guest post over at Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo today. If you have the time, stop over to say hi. ❤

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I’m delighted to guest blog today on Sue’s wonderful Daily Echo. I’m sitting in my recliner looking up, wondering what to write. There’s a ten-foot long spider web hanging from the ceiling fan to the beam over my head, gently blowing with the heat circulating around the room. Tapestries of cobwebs grace the corners of the high windows that I can’t reach without a ladder. More delicate threads crisscross the Christmas star that I never took down – from 3 years ago. I kid you not.

When my grandson was 2 years old, he said the house was “spooky.” I laughed but didn’t whisk them away despite the cute commentary.

It feels good to sit and stare for a few minutes, to breathe and relax and study the floating web and the way it catches the light.

I’ve been writing full-time for seven years and blogging…

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37 thoughts on “Guest author: D. Wallace Peach – Room to Breathe

  1. reocochran says:

    The best and most beautiful part to me was how time flew by quickly while you wrote! If you said, “it felt like a lifetime” I would be dismayed. I think of writing as being immersion (researching into subjects, really getting into it) and never drowning, Diana. 🙂 xo

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  2. Oh my goodness, Diana, you summed up my life also, commutes, children, clocks, marriages, mortgages, elusive daydreams. I still have to write in time snippets which pushes me to the limit. I’m glad you have reached a point to get some well deserved R&R. 😀

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    • It’s one of the great things about getting older, Lana, the choice to arrange and rearrange priorities. I couldn’t write during those crazy years of working and raising kids, and I admire those who can! Amazing to me. Enjoy each day as they pass and grab some R&R when you can. 🙂

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  3. bpsenapati says:

    Beautiful post, love to read your thoughts and state of mind, It very similar to my thoughts too.

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  4. Balance… that would be nice. Everything, the world seems so off-kilter. Well done, Diana. Mega hugs.

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    • Thanks, Teagan. Is there such thing as perfect balance? Probably not, but I keep looking for it! I’m going to slow down on the writing and that will create lots of room for other fun things. Thanks for visiting! Happy Easter.

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  5. Loved your post over at Sue’s. 💖 Left a comment there. Such a beautiful contemplation.

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  6. dgkaye says:

    I left comment at Sue’s, Diana. You’ve reached that part where I’m longing to be. It’s conflicting wanting to write, yet missing out on lots of living. Eureka! You’ve found you’re happy medium. 🙂 xo

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  7. Wonderful guest post, Diana, and a beautiful poem. Take the opportunity to slow down a bit and just enjoy 😀

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  8. Steven Baird says:

    Wonderful guest post, Diana.It’s always a treat to discover the inner workings of a creative mind, and yours is certainly that! 🙂

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  9. That was fabulous, Diana. I can’t imagine what it feels like to take a break and just breathe. Let me know how long it lasts? *Grin* A few weeks ago my daughter-in-law was over and commented on a cool cobweb in my kitchen. 🙂 Shh…don’t tell, but there are others. Enjoy your weekend.

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  10. I’ll be right over. I have a cobweb just like yours–and pretty much unreachable.

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  11. Jennie says:

    WONDERFUL, Diana! I was there while reading your words.

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  12. Carrie Rubin says:

    Wonderful post. Enjoyed reading it! We could all use some respite to enjoy the quiet moments.

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  13. Sue Vincent says:

    Thank you for bein my guest today, Diana. I do like having friends over 🙂

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