Early one morning, I woke up from a deep sleep. The thought on my heart was, "What is normal? Where is normal?" I lay there for a moment thinking about these questions, wondering about the tears that seemed to come to my eyes during the day, for no reason. I realized something that morning, that's [...]
Interview about the Windcatcher, Sacajawea
Photo: Jane returned to Fort Rock in 2015 with the completed Sacajawea script, to close the circle and fulfill her promise. January 28, 2016 -- Screenwriter, Jane L. Fitzpatrick, always believed in her heart she should write this story. Her life has been filled with “connections” leading her closer to its creation. Growing up in [...]
When will you hear your heart song?
In 2012, I wrote this blog on my website. It seems an eternity ago, and so much has happened in the interim. In 2012, it had been 9 years since I started writing the screenplay, Sacajawea, The Windcatcher, from a manuscript I began in 1989... Yes, 31 years ago, I sat on Fort Rock in [...]
The Novel – Sacajawea, The Windcatcher
For the first four weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic quarantine, I was feeling quite down - which is unusual for me. For over ten years, I had been devoting nearly my entire life to the pursuit of Sacajawea, The Windcatcher, an epic film project. Through incredible ups and downs, from hard situations to truly inspirational [...]
"A writer is someone who can make a riddle out of an answer." ~Karl Kraus
A Journey of OUR discovery…
http://www.sacajaweathemovie.com This journey to write and produce Sacajawea, The Windcatcher, the story of an icon of history, has taken me through twists and turns on a harrowing adventure. It has tested my patience and tenacity, and required a continual awakening, believing in something unseen. And, I have been a lesson-in-patience for Spirit, too, as I [...]
Helping someone changes everything…
October 12, 2016 — My husband and I had always wanted my parents to live with us in their senior years. So, in 2001, we decided to add on a master suite and living room to our home for mom and dad, as they were in their late 70s. Unfortunately, mom had bladder cancer and [...]
See it, know it, BE the change in the world — What is Love?
June 14, 2015 - Love is not "religious." We can believe on these words for we know we are more than just a body, more than just a mind... we have Creator's Spirit within us (spirit). We also have the eternal thought of love that moves us (mind), and our eyes and ears are ready [...]
Discover the Uni-VERSE that is the Spiritual Word
Last night I awoke at about 3:30 a.m. I had the 23rd Psalm going through my head, I could see the words floating across my eyes. The thought came to mind of what I understood as a child....
“Cats are dangerous companions for writers because catwatching is a near-perfect method of writing avoidance.” ~ Dan Greenburg “A catless writer is almost inconceivable. It’s a perverse taste, really, since it would be easier to write with a herd of buffalo in the room than even one cat; they make nests in the notes and [...]