Sometimes (always?) the most challenging part of writing is getting started. That’s why I created this Memoir Moment writing tool that will guide you into writing a tiny piece of your story. Continue reading Take-along writing prompt
I was mesmerized decades ago by a swarm of flashing fireflies in Japan and wondered, do they synchronize their flashes? Well, this week I got my answer! Continue reading Fireflies: a mystery solved!
I recently was mistakenly believed to be 25 — haha! (Thanks, Zoom.) That’s an age I would never want to return to but, on reflection, one that has been foundational to the person I’ve become. Continue reading On (not) being 25
My memoir was released by Camphor Press a year ago today — and what a year it has been! Now The Same Moon and I are heading back out into the world … Continue reading Happy birthday, buddy!
Summer is the perfect time to share my memoir, The Same Moon, and you can join me from anywhere in the world for this JETAA event! Continue reading Author event: Join JETAA & me in July!
Moving mid-pandemic made it pretty easy to swing between two lives — neither where-we-were nor where-we-are. A recent walk with Leo and a feral iris sighting helped move me forward … Continue reading New day dawning
Technology and I have had our innings, but I will be forever grateful for the way it obliterates the constraints of space and time … Continue reading My brief paean to technology — and book clubs!
Is it possible to become too attached to wild turkeys? For the time being I say all’s well that ends well. Continue reading Turkey update: the hunter
After eight months back in Minnesota, I’m still finding my way home … this time with help from fellow St. Olaf College alumni. Continue reading Um yah yeah, I’m home
Our wild turkeys, with their stylized movements and flamboyant feathers, remind me of the magnificent kabuki theater I watched in Tokyo … and help me appreciate where I am right now. Continue reading Kabuki birds