I Am Woman.

I Am Woman. I was seven years old when that anthem to feminism hit the airwaves. I am not sure what sort of impact it had on me back then… but it is certainly easy to hear Helen Reddy’s voice in my head. “I am woman, hear me roar… In numbers too big to ignore.”... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Sandra Bullock…and Happy Birthday to Me!

I cannot tell you when I became aware of the fact that I share the same birthday as Sandra Bullock…same day, same year… July 26, 1964. But I CAN tell you when it began to annoy the crap out of me. Back in December of 2009, CNN (along with a number of other news outlets)... Continue Reading →

Dharma South Philly Style or How to Make an Omelet

Over the years my husband and I have developed a tradition of writing down our resolutions along with a few goals to help us start to move in our chosen direction…some are joint, some are individual. This time last year I have to admit we were both fairly miserable. My husband was in crisis mode... Continue Reading →

The Poetry in Playlists

My fiction writing is inspired by many things…places I’ve visited, people I’ve met, art (especially photography), history and ancestry, and most especially music. I can never imagine not having music playing as I write. It sets the mood…it puts me in the mood. Like a meditation, the songs pull me deeper and deeper into the... Continue Reading →

Now We Are Six

In 1927 A. A. Milne published a book of silly poetry entitled “Now We Are Six.”  In his introduction Milne stated that “…the name of the book doesn’t mean that this is us being six all the time, but that it is about as far as we’ve got at present, and we half think of... Continue Reading →

Weathering the Storm

  In my first post in this blog I mentioned metaphorical hurricanes…those life-changing events that blow through each of our lives forever changing how we see the world. If we’re lucky, we might first hear a whisper…a warning…letting us know something is on the way. If we pay attention, we might be able to change... Continue Reading →

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