….and it is two days late! Much has been made of the disaster of 2016, with its notable take down of artists and musicians and cultural points of light and hope. I kept thinking of Madeleine L’Engle’s Wrinkle in Time when the kids are with the Happy Medium and she is forced by one of … More The Last Thank You of 2016 — Library Project
Michelle Bernier for School Board I haven’t written anything really political here I don’t think. I mean Throwing Chanclas is essentially about throwing a house shoe as a statement towards something that needs changing. It’s also about women taking charge of their everything: bodies , families, communities. It is in this spirit that I … More Michelle Bernier for La Habra School District
(forgive me in advance for butchering this form) Library Project Ghazal We need to tell you we’ve had a complaint about the library. An anonymous caller says you’ve got feminism in your books. Kids read books with feminism in them will ruin the morals of the valley. Girls thinking too much of themselves because … More Library Project Ghazal
So it’s probably a good time for an update. I’m in Southern California visiting my 95 year old grandmother, going to appointments with her etc., but my mind is never far from our project. Our Amazon Wish List is now empty. Wow. You all just completely blew my mind this summer. I have volunteers sorting … More Just. One. Book. Class Set Needed
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 … More Just. One. Book. One Month In.
Greetings. I THINK I’ve responded to all emails. There’s a chance I haven’t. There’s 30K words of my new book due to my writing group on Sunday so naturally I’m blogging with you all instead. THANK YOU! You all are one generous bunch of mammals! You are from every English speaking country on the planet … More Just. One. Book. Curiosities.
Greetings from the Sacramento Airport 5:35 am. That’s mountain life. If you need to go somewhere, you have to leave the night before to get there. So I’m at the Sacramento Airport waiting on a flight for Minneapolis to go to Green Bay to visit my dad and his lovely wife and…pick up my tween … More Just. One. Book. Thoughts from the Airport