• Hope in the Time of 2020

    My internal playlist continues to fluctuate between the song “Don’t Stop” by Fleetwood Mac and “It’s The End of the World” by REM.  How bout you? Anyway, they say you come across what…

  • By the book…

    My friend Ariane sent me a text the other day with this question. “What is one book you wished everyone would read?” And I haven’t slept since. That’s not completely true, I haven’t…

  • Learning to Preserve…

    “But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous ass as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have…

  • 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…