• History is happening…

    On March 13 we made this sign in solidarity with my family in Italy that had gone into Quarantine. Andra Tutto Bene = Everything is going to be okay. It was an Instagram…

  • Sing Me Back Home…

    Music has always been the backbone of my family. Growing up, my dad played guitar and piano and my mom sang and taught children’s choir and later was part of the music group…

  • National Poetry Month

    National Poetry Month…

    A few years ago I found this saying that just resonated with me. It pinpointed how I’ve often felt about myself. April is National Poetry Month. Of course, the way things are going, the…

  • The Journey

    Do I pull inspiration from my life when I’m writing? Kind of. I twist it and turn it on its head. Here’s an example. A few years back two things happened that intersected…

  • Ending Up…

    Here’s another short story. This one was inspired by a 1000 word challenge in The Mountain Gazette magazine. The year was…so long ago. The challenge was to tell a story of what was…

  • To Rome|A Roma…

    This too shall pass my dear friends. The time will come when our hearts, our fears, our burdens will be placed to rest. When we will rise from the ashes of these difficult…

  • Storytime…

    Dearest fellow human, Hi there. In light of the insanity that’s threatening to engulf us these days, I have floated back to the thing that brings me the most comfort. Books. Back to…

  • Muse a little…

    Sing to me oh Muse… From the time of the ancient Greeks, for several hundred years following that, it was the blessing of the Muses one needed in order create art. In fact,…

  • Evolution of a Tradition

    My mom ruined holidays for my husband. And my sister’s husband. And my Brother’s wife. And she knows it so this isn’t news that will come as a shock to her or make…