Tag Archives: Art

A Question of Settling
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In Summer 2015, when my brother Tom got engaged, I joked he was moving fast. His long-winded divorce had ended just two weeks earlier. “We’ve dated one-and-a-half years,” he said. “And this time, neither of us are settling.” At the … Continue reading

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“Waiting For Words” Featured at the Museum of Motherhood
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My story, Waiting for Words, is being featured for the next two weeks with the art of Sarah Nicholls as part of an ekphrastic project called M.A.M.A. (mothers are making art). You can see it here. A list of all the featured … Continue reading

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Story Selected for Multi-Media Collaboration at the Museum of Motherhood
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I am excited to announce that my piece, Waiting for Words, has been selected by Marjorie Tesser, Editor of The Mom Egg Review, as part of a new ekphrastic project called M.A.M.A. (mothers are making art). M.A.M.A. is a collaboration … Continue reading

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Flyer for Autism Awareness Event at the UC Davis MIND Institute
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Autism Awareness Event at the UC Davis MIND Institute
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This week I am busy stressing out over the upcoming autism awareness event at the UC Davis MIND Institute.  I will be a featured reader at this wonderful event which is sponsored by the Sacramento Poetry Center.  I’ll be reading both poetry … Continue reading

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Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash–November Update
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As I described back in April (you can read the post here), I’m celebrating my 50th birthday with a year of activities, challenges, and FUN designed to honor this milestone. I’m calling it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and so … Continue reading

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Sculpting Waves in Wood and Time
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have kinetic sculptor Reuben Margolin, whose moving sculptures combine the logic of math with the sensuousness of nature. Margolin makes wave-like sculptures that undulate, spiral, bob and dip in gloriously natural-seeming ways, … Continue reading

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Why a Good Book Is a Secret Door
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have bestselling author Mac Barnett, who is the author of fifteen books for children. He was the executive director of 826LA, a fabulous nonprofit writing center, and founder of The Echo Park Time … Continue reading

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Be An Artist, Right Now!
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have Korean novelist Young-ha Kim. Kim weaves tales that speak  to the thrills and challenges of young Koreans in our increasingly globalized and ever-changing world. Young-ha Kim wishes that his eighth grade … Continue reading

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The Story of Life in Photographs
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Welcome to another Tuesday with TED. Today we have photographer Frans Lanting, one of the greatest nature photographers of our time. His work has been featured in National Geographic, Audubon, and Time, as well as numerous award-winning books. Lanting’s recent … Continue reading

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