15 Feb, 2017

Welcome to my New Website!

February 15th, 2017|Tags: |

Masarykova, Liberec, Czech Republic Finally, finally, it's up and running and all the behind-the-scenes Google stuff is working as well (that had been my stress point these past [...]

24 Jan, 2017

How I Feel About Blogging

January 24th, 2017|Tags: |

"How do you feel about blogging?" Barbara Bos asked yesterday in the Facebook group Women Writers, Women's Books that I belong to. That got me thinking. Then it occurred to me that [...]

7 Dec, 2016

Artful Blogging Giveaway

December 7th, 2016|Tags: |

Today is St. Nikolaus, a day I remember fondly from my childhood (see my essay Giving Up Christmas in Tablet, which, incidentally, is an excerpt from my book Jumping Over Shadows.) [...]

1 Sep, 2016

August Was…

September 1st, 2016|Tags: , |

{August Break 8/31: August was...} ...long! And not as peaceful as this photo, taken from the Rogers Park beach pier on the northside of Chicago. But there were peaceful moments, [...]

19 Aug, 2016

5 Years Ago

August 19th, 2016|Tags: , |

Canyonlands National Park, Utah {August Break 8/18: 5 Years Ago} Five years ago I was taking a road trip with my family: five weeks, Chicago to California and back. It [...]

15 Aug, 2016

Unicorn

August 15th, 2016|Tags: |

{August Break 8/15: Unicorn} What to do about today's prompt? Ever since Susannah, host of August Break, remarked that she was extra curious what participants would do with this prompt, [...]

1 Aug, 2016

August Break: Morning Light

August 1st, 2016|Tags: |

I need to revitalize my blog; I need to get back into blogging! I miss it! So, even though I've said before that prescriptive blogathons are not for me, I [...]

25 Mar, 2016

Coming Up: Bella Grace Blog Hop & Give Away

March 25th, 2016|Tags: |

As a contributor to Bella Grace Magazine, I was invited to participate in the blog hop celebrating the launch of Grace Notes, their blog complementing this utterly gorgeous magazine. My [...]

4 Feb, 2016

Good-bye Google Friend Connect

February 4th, 2016|Tags: |

If you've been using Google Friend Connect to follow my blog, please note that it is currently being phased out by Google, in particular the ability to use it with [...]

1 Jul, 2015

Quiet on the Blog

July 1st, 2015|Tags: |

I've been quiet on this blog not because I've been sitting quietly by the pond but because I have been immersed in rewriting my memoir manuscript based on editorial feedback. [...]

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