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, […]
Back in 2013 when it first came out, I went with my husband Alby and our friends Jeff, Rose, and Ron to see Twenty Feet from Stardom at Tampa Theatre. Two things […]
Did you know that Turkish Coffee made with Splenda is zero WW points? Using Splenda instead of sugar to make the perfect ‘mazboot’ (medium sweet) is also potential grounds for divorce from […]
Of course, there is no way I am going to fix a fractured world. There is no way I am going to fix even a fraction of it. But as Mother Teresa says, “We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.” Accepting that my contribution will be only a drop, the question becomes “where in the ocean will my drop fall?”
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 […]
This past March, my debut romance young adult novel PROM THEORY was published by Simon and Schuster. I took a leap with this book by making my main character a young woman with a little known learning disorder — NonVerbal Learning Disorder.
Why I Write I once took a workshop with Marge Piercy, a prolific poet and novelist who told the participants to become writers only if they could not do anything else. The […]
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 should schedule days where I am a little girl and days of adulting.
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 […]