There’s so much in life we can’t control that any time we get a chance to take back our power, even a bit of it, we must seize it. That’s what writing […]
Filling a Hole and Fixing the World
Like many, I fill the hole that grief leaves with food. The night I found out that our beloved RBG died, I found myself bereft – and also craving matzo ball soup. […]
Please, Mr. President
With all of these amazing examples of strong women before and after me, I have finally found the courage to give the President of the United States another chance. Maybe he does not understand what innately powerful women need to stay strong in these difficult days.
Planting My Flag: How A Neighbor’s Banner Woke up the Activist in Me
When I first saw the cardboard cut out, while I was walking through my development, I thought it was a joke. A skinny Trump giving a cheesy thumbs-up stuck to the inside […]
Our 1st Audio Interview: Tenea D. Johnson!
Our dear faithful readers, I’m excited to launch The Gloria Sirens’ first audio interview! Join me for a sit-down with SF author and musician, Tenea D. Johnson. She’s a compassionate, industrious, multi-media […]
A How-To for Conferences in the Time of Covid.
Who would have thought that during a pandemic, when most of our beloved daily routines out in the big wide beautiful world have ceased to exist, we’d be longing for conference banquet […]
At The Root: Hair Envy
The downside of all the Zoom conferences I’ve been on lately is my renewed focus on my hair. I’ve been self-conscious about my hair loss for years now. I have friends who think bald men are sexy but no one I know thinks balding women are.
4th of July 2020: Interdependence Day
July 4th was a big deal in the provincial little New York town my husband Rick and I affectionately called Cornball. Cornwall is a hotbed of Revolutionary War history. The Continental […]
Black Writers, White Privilege
So many white privileged people have been telling me that I too am privileged. While I am willing to acknowledge this truth, my question for them is Now what? Surely acknowledgment can’t […]
Bored and Lonely? Love Dogs? Hang With Us for a Good Cause!
Celebrate our furry friends at this dog-themed storytelling Zoom event hosted by Tiffany Razzano and Wordier Than Thou. Participating readers and storytellers include Arin Greenwood, Mara Wells, Anda Peterson and Lisa Lanser […]