Tag Archives: Creativity

In the Time of Wolves
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Lately it’s been hard to get out of bed, much less write. But I managed to funnel all of my anger, disappointment, sorrow, confusion, and fear into a poem. It still feels kind of raw, this newly hatched work. But … Continue reading

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In a Sky Full of Stars
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Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about the stars. Maybe it’s because the crowd funding campaign that I implemented for the Eastbay Astronomical Society (EAS) recently came to a successful conclusion. We raised more than $26,000 for Phase I of … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts, Part 3
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Back by popular demand: my Christmas story, in three parts, which first appeared here in December 2011. It’s been updated a bit, but mostly it’s the same story that made readers laugh until they cried. Go on, read it again…. … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts, Part 2
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Back by popular demand: my Christmas story, in three parts, which first appeared here in December 2011. It’s been updated a bit, but mostly it’s the same story that made readers laugh until they cried. Go on, read it again…. … Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts, Part 1
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Back by popular demand: my Christmas story, in three parts, which first appeared here in December 2011. It’s been updated a bit, but mostly it’s the same story that made readers laugh until they cried. Go on, read it again…. … 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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Poetry Manuscript Accepted for Publication
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I am thrilled to announce that my chapbook manuscript, entitled Across An Aqueous Moon: Travels in Autism, has been accepted for publication! After a long, hot summer filled with plenty of rejections, Finishing Line Press sent me an email last … Continue reading

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Embracing Fire
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I’ve written before that I’m an Aries, which is a fire sign, born in the Year of the Dragon (more fire). I’m also a rare INTJ in Meyers-Briggs terminology, which Newstrology converts to a dragon (still more fire). Could the … Continue reading

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Third Draft of My Memoir is Done!!
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It’s been a long, strange spring. First I developed a bizarre thumb infection that rendered my right hand virtually useless. I was forced to take more antibiotics than I care to think about and soaked my bloated digit six times … Continue reading

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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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