Welcome to my website. Feel free to look about, you’ll find blog posts about writing, and whatever topic rattled about in my brain until it forced me to write it down. Thanks so much for stopping by!
With Podcasts, learning can take place anywhere. An ah-ha awareness struck me while listening to On Being with Krista Tippett as she interviewed Carlo Rovelli. I’m paraphrasing, but in the interview, he said that science is not about what a person has learned, but instead it is about the discovery. I thought about all the … Continue reading In Progress
The pace of my life’s creativity fluctuates. Not only does it vary, but I have to rebuild it periodically. Everyone assembles creativeness with different materials. What I do to inspire my imagination may not appear productive, but these things are part and parcel of the ever evolving me. I read (Thank goodness for libraries as … Continue reading The Speed of Your Life’s Creativity
I love an adventure story, add to that doing something to help others, humor. It’s why the Princess Bride is my favorite movie. There was a British gentleman that decided rowing a bathtub across the English Channel had never been done so why not. When his first attempt failed he gave it another go, this … Continue reading Adventure
My father’s favorite phrase is “just out of curiosity.” He transferred that curiosity to his children. For my brother, that inquisitiveness manifested in everything mechanical. He took apart loads of gadgets to find out how they worked. It took him a few more years to figure out how to put them back together again. Now, … Continue reading Just Out of Curiosity
One of my favorite subjects to ponder is voice and how voice is displayed in different professions. For me, travel and meeting people from diverse cultures, education, and mentors have helped me examine and think about my identity and that self-knowledge is reflected in my voice. In the early years of my writing journey, I … Continue reading Authentic Voice
Early in our marriage, my husband brought home a golden ball of fluff. We named our puppy Chester, after my grandpa. He loved to talk and would happily converse his every waking hour. We roughly translated his favorite phrase into, “I wuv you.” To which we always responded, “I love you too.” A month after … Continue reading Our First Baby