Closure ain’t all that

July 2, 2014
Are you one of those people who likes things neatly tied up in perfectly fitting boxes? That's how I used to be. Ambiguity was a horrifying thought. Uncertainty...

Guilt-free zone

May 3, 2014
It's a Saturday. My To-Do list waits expectantly on my desk, pen nearby and ready to cross out my accomplishments.  But really, I feel like doing nothing. Nothing at...

Breathing in the Beats at City Lights

March 20, 2014
City Lights may well have the richest literary heritage of any independent bookstore in the United States. Inhale, and breathe in the history of Beat literature. City...

New Mexican Mountain

October 7, 2013
New Mexican Mountain by Robinson Jeffers I watch the Indians dancing to help the young corn at Taos pueblo. The old men squat in a ring And make the song, the young...

The ghosts of Greenwich Village still walk its rainy street

September 22, 2013
Come along with me on a trip back in time to a neighborhood that vibrated with creativity of all kinds: Greenwich Village. On a rainy spring day a group of girlfriends...

Nothing beats the Beats

August 2, 2013
I was just two years old when Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti founded City Lights bookstore in North Beach section of San Francisco. It was 1953 and no one could have...

How we spend the {still limited} hours of our long life is ...

July 8, 2013
Damaged, creative, crazy soul-- I love Sylvia Plath and can't get enough of books by and about her. Her journals? OMG, the words in her journals are lively, active,...

How the story ends

May 9, 2013
We're constantly in the process of creating our story and just like any writer, can choose to add or delete scenes at will. I believe this is true, regardless of other...

The Tucson Inn

April 28, 2013
I don't know why I love this so much, but I do. Maybe it's because I can look at it and see entire stories.  Spartan rooms with old, scuffed wooden...

Recipient insane: meds needed

April 26, 2013
from collage by Laura Kennedy I dreamed that you bewitched me into bedAnd sung me moon-struck, kissed me quite insane.(I think I made you up inside my...

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