BOOK LAUNCH PARTY THE THREAD comes out in less than a month! Mark your calendars and RSVP HERE to attend the Book Launch Party on Tuesday, Oct. 11th at…
Good morning. Hope you have a bit more time to settle into your chair and sip your coffee while you read this one. It’s a bit lengthy, as was the…
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Solitudes & Multitudes It’s never quite enough to keep just one living thing in your home. Get a dog, a plant, a partner, a child. It simply won’t do to…
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Good morning! Today I dropped off all three of my kids at school. We are ALL excited in our own ways to begin a new school year. Once the children were…
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The Impossible Sack The sack he carried over his shoulder was obviously heavy. But from the contours of the sack it was impossible to tell what might be…
Tomorrow I’ll have a new story to tell. But I want to make sure you know that your VERY LAST CHANCE to pre-order The Thread is in the next 24 hours. I…
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A few weeks ago I called for my three kids to come join me on the couch. We clustered together around my laptop just as the NASA scientists began their…
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Good morning! I know it’s not Wednesday, but here are two quick updates: First, I’m sharing this fun KCUR story about typewriters because I’m featured…
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My dad receives Richard Rohr’s daily meditations via email and occasionally passes them along to me. When I asked for writing prompts two weeks ago, he…
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Hello! Last week I asked you all for prompts, questions, and topics. You delivered. I’ll spend the next few weeks sharing poems, stories, and essays in…
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Hi there! It’s mid-summer. It’s hot and humid in KC. The will to do the most basic things has gone stagnant. Like a puddle or a pond, a will that ceases…
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We sat on those steps and kissed until a Capitol guard said we can’t do that here —this was before we had kids before new wars and epic fights before…
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