I wrote this piece as my alter ego Maggie Wells a couple of weeks ago for my local paper job. It’s called Ten percent. It’s inspired by real life events that have been unfolding. One of my favorite teens up here came out (or rather it seems was forced out) of the closet. I think you know … More Be Kind to the Gay Kids, Please
Well there’s good news and bad news on the library front. I’m not too worried about it and I think we will al persevere just fine. Indian Valley Academy and Greenville High School and the districts that run them have decided to dissolve their partnership. My editor did a brief editorial on it: Schools head toward divorce. … More Library Update
It’s here!!!!!!! Online purchases of the calendar can be made here for our fundraising calendar for KQNY. So as some of you know, in my non-existent spare time I’ve been working on a book about body positivity and the rise of acceptance of Plus Size models and Burlesque Dancers called Throwing the Curve (BECAUSE WHY NOT? … More Pin-Ups for Plumas Community Radio Calendar is Here!
Dispatch from the Deep North I thank my editor at Hip Mama for encouraging this post.
Remember how the library used to look? I thought I’d make the feature image the original photo I took. It so does not look like this now. The sports trophies from 30 years ago are going some place else. There are new shelves salvaged from a closed school in the county. In one month, students … More Just. One. Book. GRAND OPENING/OPEN HOUSE
Enthusiasm has taken hold. I’m gone for the rest of the week in the lovely town of Green Bay, WI. visiting my dad– the other person in my family who gave me a love of books. My dad got that from my grandma who used to drop my dad and his brother off at the library … More Just. One. Book. It’s Starting.
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