Category Archives: Inspirations

In the time of William Shakespeare, the words “sense” and “wit” were synonyms, so the senses were known as the five outward wits. Extrasensory perception is often called the sixth sense.
I hope to engage your “wits” by sharing some of the inspirations to my descriptions.

A Jazz Legend’s House is Demolished

Jazz Legend's Demolished House

photo by Chad Boutte

Inspiration for Fleur deKey

This photograph triggered the idea to discover a unique key in the rubble of a Jazz Legend’s House. It was worth more than 1,000 words.

Miss Margie’s Balcony

Miss Margie’s balcony came alive in chapter 2 when I encountered this overgrown garden and lace iron archwork during a walk through the French Quarter. balcony_garden

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