I’ve never felt Africa’s dust between my toes, heard the night-call of hippos, sipped mezcal in Mexico, or shivered in the coastal winds of Ireland. Yet I am filled with landscapes, the changing terrain of my own body, my relentless heartbeat, I remember how, when I was pregnant, the strength of it grew almost intolerably,…
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July 11, 2018 0


I realized today while I was walking that I carry a burden of wrongness about being N’s mother. It goes right back to the beginning of his life. It was wrong for it to happen (not married, bad choice of dad). My decisions were wrong. It was all wrong. I tried to celebrate it, but…
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July 11, 2018 0

My first Book Signing!

I’ve dreamed of doing a book signing event ever since I began writing novels in 2000. I finally made it happen! Here are some snapshots of the event. Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg was the perfect place to test the waters, so to speak. I am not a people person and don’t enjoy being the center of attention, so…
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April 29, 2018 0

Anticipation! Trepidation!

I’m having a book signing on Sunday. Look what I found in the ladies’ room!

April 28, 2018 0

Cats and gardening

Aside from working on writing and publishing (and selling the occasional house), I have been tending a garden. Isabel the cat likes to supervise.

July 3, 2017 0