Wayward Writer Retreat

I am bone tired and weary. I have biceps I haven't had since my kids were toddlers. I am happy to say we have only 20 more boxes to open at the library--and hopefully none will come tomorrow. We are few people and we need to catch up. The generosity is overwhelming.  Thank you. Thank …

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Just. One. Book. One Month In.

Just. One. Book. is still here! Yes. We are still here! OMG are we still here. But I didn't post anything this week because I kind of needed a bit of a break--to start shelving books in earnest. And then my knee gave out (long boring story of life-long knee issue) so then I've been …

Poetry Saves Us

I am a romantic at heart. In that twisted way where you read a great book and you enjoy crying at the end because everything went to hell and the lovers don't wind up together because one of them is dead, or married to someone else, or a war has broken out. My students used …