After earning my MFA in creative writing, I began a career in writing and publishing. I’ve been an editor and writer for reference book and education publishers, including Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Scholastic Press, and National Geographic Learning. I’ve written professional profiles and articles for MIT and Radcliffe, as well as graphic novelizations of Greek myths. I write regularly for Stage and Cinema and for Literary Ladies Guide.
On this site I offer observations and links to things I’m reading, hearing, and seeing, as well as to what I’m cooking! as I work on a novel set in Cornwall and London in the 1930s. Current tagline: A house with a history. A woman with a future. Two nations on the brink.
I hope you’ll join me here from time to time, Please comment on my posts!
What I’m Reading
“Prepare to be challenged, and changed.” Tayari Jones
A compelling and satisfying exploration of girlhood.
A chance discussion through a friend of my daughter-in-law led me to this post.
What I’m Seeing and Hearing
What does it mean for a nation to be “great”?
Regional theater can be more powerful than expensive productions.
A fun musical revue offers insight into two great composers.
What I’m Thinking
There is always more to say about Frederick Douglass.
Sometimes that smallest things can have the biggest impact.
The Teatr Ludowy is an example of how central planning can backfire.
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