In 2020, regular days are worth celebrating — and why not celebrate with some easy homespun sushi? Continue reading MacGyvered sushi (recipe)
This strange year has brought something into focus: my deep passion for helping others (including you?) tell their stories. Continue reading Your story matters — let’s write it
Living back in my home state, I’m listening for the greatest hits of the Minnesota vernacular. Continue reading Different
My morning reflection on the election … and first poem in many, many moons. Continue reading Another day (Nov. 4, 2020)
Born and raised a flatlander, I have always been awed by mountains, but sometimes they get in the way … Continue reading Joy No. 47
Thank you to everyone who has written a review for The Same Moon — we’ve hit 41 reviews on Amazon and seven on Goodreads! Continue reading We made it to 41!
Is there a specific word for the joy we can feel when returning to a place that feels like — is — home? Continue reading Joy No. 46
I am doing a Zoom book event for The Same Moon TOMORROW (Wednesday, Oct. 7) at 2 p.m. (Pacific Time) as part of the “Power of the Pen” series … Continue reading Meet me on Zoom?
Book groups are a welcome break from isolating times, and this group of indominable women met in the midst of wildfire smoke (in WA) and my move (in MN). #thankful Continue reading Living the dream — book groups!
While we grumbled about rain drenching our tent, our socks and everything else, the region we so recently left suffered smoke and superheated winds. I worry about my friends. I wonder about the tomatoes and zucchini ripening in our garden, the hanging pots of petunias. Our hearts and minds are split between old home and new, our attention on friends and family in both places. … Continue reading From landscapes to skyscapes