Podcasting. Everyone seems to be doing it these days. So when my friend and fellow writer Kristin Swenson suggested that… Read more The Writer’s Story: A new podcast
It’s been several years since I taught a writing class, and I’ve missed it. So when Light House Studio asked… Read more Teaching this spring
This month, James Fields was tried for murdering Heather Heyer in Charlottesville with his car on August 12, 2017. All… Read more Heal #Cville
Yesterday on the sidewalk near my house, I spotted a paper airplane on the sidewalk. Perfectly folded, someone had clearly… Read more Sometimes you fly. Sometimes you don’t.
Today a butterfly landed on the window and didn’t leave. Someone told me that they live for only weeks or… Read more Be the butterfly
Several years ago, Paul D. Marks asked me to write a short story for a private eye anthology he was… Read more COAST TO COAST nominated for Anthony Award!
This year, we decided that our family vacation would not be to a place we’d been before. Or even to… Read more Stepping outside the comfort zone
I’ve always had a sweet tooth, and have struggled with moderation when it comes to the candy that I like… Read more Giving up sugar
February is not consistent in Virginia. One week has a 68 degree day, and the next week has snow or… Read more February continues to blow hot and cold
Last January, I read a friend’s post about how they had started a bullet journal. I had never heard of… Read more New Year, New Journal