Can you trace your journey? Look back into the blue sky and catch a glimpse of your tendrils, instead of Continue reading
Going to Mendocino—taking my first screenwriting class, reading my work in front of 100+ people, hearing my novel first page blind critiqued by an industry panel, yup—terrifying and frigging exhilarating!
My Magical Mystery Tour to Thailand is done and my son is a married man. I’m overwhelmed. How do you Continue reading
I crave the comfort of a holiday season that never was. I want the thrill of a perfect present surpassing all my wildest expectations, happy family gathered smiling, house lit with heirloom decorations and filled with glorious song. (Oh, and while we’re dreamin’: sleigh bells ringing, those powdered almond cookies, caroling neighbors, ice skating on the pond, crackling fire with no leftover ashes.)
August 2006: 6cm tumor. Renal Clear Cell Carcinoma. The memory of that phone call is still profoundly shocking: sitting at Continue reading
I had the map, I had the motivation, then why was I suddenly scared? We started out together–David, my daughter Continue reading
Man, oh, man: his blue velvet dinner jacket, my pink dotted-swiss, my tightly clasped hands, we were such innocents on Continue reading
I love me some comfort: the sensibility of routine, my favorite worn-in sheets, the predictability of the sunset and the Continue reading