The World Needs My Novel (NaNoWriMo)

It's October 31. 1) 10,000th round of line-editing on my oldest child's college application (due November 1 for early decision): almost done, sort of 2) Planning stage and preparation for NaNoWriMo: see item 1 first 3) [...]

Perspective

Bamboo and morning light on The Morning Trail up Victoria Peak Today on my morning walk up the peak, I altered my route and walked down the trail that I ordinarily only take [...]

Where Does the Story Begin? Aunt Bea

I have organized and reorganized my desk. My paperclips are in perfect color-coded order, my pencils are all evenly sharpened and lined up precisely. Until full-day Kindergarten starts (yay!) next week, I still have only [...]

Book Review: Let’s Talk About Race

I am completely gobsmacked by the sheer beauty and wisdom of Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester. The clarity of his language and the importance of his message stands on its own, but the [...]

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