If not for a pandemic, I don’t know if the March 20 release of Animal Crossing New Horizons would have
My 11 and 14 year old daughters turned me on to Korean dramas back in early January; it was inevitable
This essay was published in the local newspaper on April 1. Nearly four years ago, I removed my kids from
Because my spouse and I don’t really go in for Valentine’s Day (except for that one time when he –
Historically, I work better in small groups. Because I’m not a very social person, I think I was always a
It’s never a good sign when you realize that you’re more than halfway through the school year, but you’ve somehow
I had a mentor before I even understood what a mentor was. I had a mentor before I even realized
Writing Prompt 1: On a recent trip back from NYC, my 11 year old overheard the following while waiting in
Now that the kids are getting older, in addition to giving physical presents this past Christmas, I decided to also
Music has never meant as much to me as it did when I was 14. Even in my 20s when
NOTE: My brother wrote me this email back in 2017 about his relationship with politics and his thoughts on being
A few days ago I realized it was all getting to be too much. News that is. Actually, to be
I will admit to being stuck. Stuck in Christmas past, which — grief aside — has always been my “go
This past weekend I wrote my brother’s obituary. An obituary that he never would have wanted, but that we needed.
I just realized it’s been four months since I’ve written a feature. Finally over the hump! Phew. And here she is.
I heard a quote on the radio the other day that really resonated with me and properly sums up my writing experience: “I hate to write, but I love having written.”
Thank you to whomever crystalized my process.
When I first started this blog and was trying to figure out what I’d fill it with (still working on
Last week I signed the lease on a 285 square foot art studio on the third floor of a refurbished mill
Other than a handful of news and feature articles and the occasional freelance job, my writing production has flatlined. There