Good News to Share

At the end of my post in late August, I mentioned I was going to share some good news about an essay I wrote. Well, I’m sharing the news now! My essay, “Christmas Time,” is in the new Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Christmas book that hit...

Settling In to Write

I am settling in to write for the next few days at the wonderful Anderson Center in Red Wing, Minnesota. I’ve unpacked my computer, books, journal, and pens and have made myself a cup of tea. I am ready to write! I’m on a self-guided writing retreat with...

Essay Submitted!

I just sent off an email to an editor of an online literary publication asking her to consider publishing an an essay I wrote about my Dad. I’m both excited and nervous to have sent it out to someone. Mostly nervous, I think. I’m not so much nervous about...

L is for LIFE.REVAMP.

Last week I finished a 6 week class called LIFE.REVAMP. The class was made up of a small group of people and led by an incredible woman named Amy Machacek. Twice a week we got together for an hour long session that started with a workout then  followed that with a...