Category Archives: Thoughts

Post MFA Life

This is the first September in five years that I’m not gearing up for school. Every autumn since 2013, I looked forward to sitting in a classroom, forsaking sleep and learning. If is a strange feeling to not have that … Continue reading

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Brown Skin Blues

When the alarmed buzzed as I exited the Urban Outfitters in Soho (NYC) I was confused.  I was leaving the store in the midst of a group of people, so I thought nothing of it. But I was called over … Continue reading

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I Don’t Need a Man for That!

I’ve always told my now 18 year old daughter that she should not count on anyone else’s help and always have a plan B. Many people may think this sounds anti-social but in reality, it is survival. She has a … Continue reading

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TV is a Time Suck For Writers…right?

I was all set to write a post that was an argument for watching some TV. I am currently reading Pen on Fire: A Busy Woman’s Guide to Igniting the Writer Within by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett. She has a chapter in … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Things #1

Today as I was walking near a coffee shop with my hot java in hand, I saw a young woman writing in her red Moleskine. As I got closer, I saw that she was feverishly printing.  I am not sure … Continue reading

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