I began my writing career in an analog time. We got our news from Poets & Writers, the AWP Chronicle, and good (or bad) old-fashioned gossip. We wrote letters and put stamps […]
Is Your Writer Self Lonely, Frustrated, and Overwhelmed? Does it feel as if the demands of daily life keep pulling you away from your writing? You have to be a perfect parent, […]
Working in public relations I quickly learned three things that have informed more than just my work, they’ve changed my thinking.
I am buying graduation decorations and stringing them up. A big “Congratulations” banner will hang across the window on the back porch. The new outdoor lights dipping down from the upstairs balcony […]
One of the most satisfying dreams I ever had was incredibly violent. I was a teenager in my dream, leading my friends through a maze-like neighborhood, while a group of bullies followed […]
It seemed a fair question to ask myself, since that’s exactly what I was doing. I don’t have a clear answer, possibly due to the drink. Lamott is famous for writing […]
What Prince Harry and I have in common or how I got promoted to CIO of my home.
The image of an Optimist Dinghy came quickly to my mind. The last few blocks of my morning walk are usually a transition from daydreaming to the day’s to-do list. Not this […]
“I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means somebody’s passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn’t mind leading.”—Amy Poehler
I should schedule days where I am a little girl and days of adulting.