On Mindfulness and Changing the World

I wrote a post I like, On Mindfulness and Changing the World, on one of my three Tumblr pages.  Here's an excerpt: My daughter is 22 months old and changing everyday. Everybody says that the time moves so quickly, blink and she’ll be eighteen and out. My husband even said that just last night, something … Continue reading On Mindfulness and Changing the World

Blog Post: Date Night for a Cause (DateNight.ly)

Elsewhere on the Internet: I wrote a blog post for DateNight.ly, a website dedicated to helping married couples find the inspiration to take time for themselves. I wrote about attending a charity event: (I have to say, in advance, though no one else in the world cares but me: The ellipses aren't mine. They were … Continue reading Blog Post: Date Night for a Cause (DateNight.ly)

Breadcrumbs: Or Eat, Pray, Love is the Sequel to Coyote Ugly

  Eat, Pray, Love is the sequel to Coyote Ugly. Piper Periboo grows up to be Julia Roberts. Who knew? I’ve been reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Big Magic, which I can’t recommend enough, and I vaguely remembered she had written whatever source Coyote Ugly was based upon. I probably had something else important to do, … Continue reading Breadcrumbs: Or Eat, Pray, Love is the Sequel to Coyote Ugly

Work in Progress Series: The Bride

    I first felt her spirit’s breeze shortly after the honeymoon, a whiff of brine and caress of ice. We’d returned to the kingdom and castle in that glorious parade, the one with the rose petals like confetti, with music and laughter in every direction. The air was scented with sizzling meat, strong and … Continue reading Work in Progress Series: The Bride

Work in Progress Series: The Little Runaway

      When the Sea Witch heard that the “little silent trollop” ended up as sea foam, she laughed for days. Not constantly- she’s surprisingly sane—but whenever there was a silent moment, it would burble out of her like smoke from her cauldron, light bursts of swirling mirth followed by heavy, spilling plumes of … Continue reading Work in Progress Series: The Little Runaway