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Tag Archives: Memoir
Sometimes it takes an accident or serious illness to make you re-evaluate your priorities. As many of you know, in December 2014, I developed an infection in my right thumb. My thumb was so swollen that it couldn’t bend, and … Continue reading
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
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
As I described back in April 2014 (you can read the post here), I celebrated my 50th birthday with a year of activities, challenges, and FUN designed to honor this milestone. I called it Cynthia’s Yearlong 50th Birthday Bash, and … Continue reading
Back in November 2014, I launched my second push to complete the third draft of my memoir. My goal was to edit the first 100 pages and rewrite the second 100 pages. By the end of the year I planned … Continue reading
I am proud to announce that I will be a featured reader at the Sixth Annual Benefit for Autism Research sponsored by the Sacramento Poetry Center. The event will take place on April 13, 2015, at the U.C. Davis MIND … Continue reading
As I described back in April 2014 (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 … Continue reading
I just finished reading Claire Bidwell Smith’s memoir, The Rules of Inheritance. I read it straight through in two days—a feat which rarely happens anymore in my hectic life. This is even more incredible because the book was not a … Continue reading