blogging

Writing and Reading, blogs and books

I have lost my way as a blogger. This site no longer gives me joy, and I’m not sure why or what to do about it. It is at the same time too public and not public enough. Too public for me to feel comfortable being too forthright. Not public enough for me to enjoy the […]

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My Writing Process: The Blog Tour

When people ask me why I write, I tell them, because I can’t not write. I suppose I could clothe my motivations in something glorious like, “it’s how I make sense of the world,” but while true….

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On Valentine’s Day: For All Who Are Loved

It was a privilege – a gift – to be that person, something she gave me even as I lost her. I helped her to die, and in so doing she helped me to live. She was my mother-in-law, and I loved her fiercely.

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Dear People Magazine, I love you!

The general concensus seemed to be that I was too lofty for People. I never thought so. I always figured that when you were as overeducated as I am, you could damn well read what you pleased

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Hey! You over there in the corner….

So–what do you think of all the posts I’ve been writing? What? You didn’t get them? Oh–you mean my thoughts don’t automatically get transcribed, even as I lie In .lbed thinking them? My goodness, such pearls you’ve missed….. Okay, here’s my pledge. For the rest of the month of February, I will post something every […]

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