The 1st trimester of pregnancy can be a difficult time for many women. Although there is certainly overflowing joy that accompanies those telltale pink lines, there's nothing quite like the sheer exhaustion of creating a human being.
It can be lonely - especially if you spend hours on … [Read More...]
"When I grow up, I'm going to be a writer like you," you say, peering seriously over your breakfast cereal.
I believe you. At just turned five, you have a gift.
To say you are a wordsmith would be an understatement. Your little snippets of prose are far beyond your years. You'll … [Read More...]
This past weekend, we attended the Tucson Festival of Books at the University of Arizona. As the fourth largest book festival in the United States, the event draws over 120,000 people and raised over $900,000 for literacy organizations in the first four years.
With over 200 exhibitors … [Read More...]
We talk about moving. Daily now.
Mostly, our conversations keep us right here in the city of our birth. This city is in our faces now - the mountains reflecting, the days of endless sunshine kissing our noses with freckles.
Even after intensive travels, we can't quite get over the … [Read More...]
It seems poetic
sitting there with a cup
of bitter coffee
perhaps a pastry
in a paper bag
but the barista is bold
like seventh grade
the man adjacent is
the doorbell jingles
to signal a new customer
someone says hello
and I lose my line
I pack up my cords
to go … [Read More...]