Blog 2017-06-21T14:27:56+00:00
1304, 2017

Spreading Her Love

  My Mother’s Yarzheit.... Sedona, AZ March 21, 2017 Some people can barely suppress their shock when I tell them I am still spreading my mother's ashes, 13 years after her passing. Most people don’t have such authority when it comes to these types of things… there are typically other [...]

1204, 2017

The Westerly Memoir Project

  The Westerly Memoir Project (WMP) embarks on its second summer  July 11, 2017.  The project blends top-notch instruction in the art of memoir with the long-term goal of creating an anthology of personal essays, all set in the treasured seaside community of Westerly, RI.  Grub Street, a creative writing center [...]

2403, 2017

Goodreads Giveaway!

  Between March 21 and April 21, 2017 click Goodreads Giveaway! to enter.  There are ten chances to win a copy of Eden: A Novel.  

1203, 2017

Powder Dreams

  I’m just returning from seven days skiing in the Canadian Rockies, staying at the wonderful CMH Cariboo Lodge. If you like the majesty of pristine wilderness, the cleanest air imaginable, and mountains covered with blankets of virgin powder, this is the place for you. Heli-skiing in British Columbia had [...]

1302, 2017

Dedications

February 13 is Dedications day for #Authorlifemonth on Instagram. Ventures take on greater meaning when dedicated to others, such as cooking a nurturing meal for loved ones, setting an intention before a yoga practice, or when my son, Charlie, and I ran the Boston Marathon for Stepping Strong trauma research [...]

1801, 2017

America’s Cradle

It only makes sense that during the baby boom years after WWII, there would also have been a sharp rise in the number of illegitimate pregnancies. You’ve seen pictures of those soldiers coming home, there was kissing in the streets and presumably a lot more going on! But in the [...]

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