5 things you don’t want to know about me

5 things you don’t want to know about me

I’ve been feeling stressed lately, worrying too much about things I can do nothing about. At times like this, a little levity tends to be helpful. So here goes: 5 things you don’t want to know about me: If I work out on my elliptical for five minutes,...
A short performance piece remembered, reimagined

A short performance piece remembered, reimagined

Last night while drifting to sleep I remembered a short performance piece I created while studying at San Francisco State University. It was part of a longer program comprising my senior project. The program consisted of short works involving a mixture of media. Some...
Chicago, my new favorite novel

Chicago, my new favorite novel

Have you ever loved a book so much that you’ve revisited a few random pages each night before going to sleep? Have you begun a book, put it aside and then come upon it weeks later, having forgotten entirely that you’d cracked it open? Both scenarios are...
Life As A Wife: I believe what I believe

Life As A Wife: I believe what I believe

It’s been a while since I’ve done a Life As A Wife post. So, here, for your enjoyment, is a new tidbit from day-to-day life with my husband, Jim. I believe what I believe Yesterday, I was on Facebook while also watching Twin Peaks, when Jim came into the...

There are hundreds of ways to write a memoir

My friend Charlene Jones asked me to share some thoughts on memoir as part of the Brain to Books Cyber Convention and Book Expo 2017 (B2Bcycon), coming up April 7 through 9. This essay is the result. Where would we be without the encouragement of friends?   There...

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