It’s been a few years since my last visit to the East Building of the National Gallery of Art, designed by architect I.M. Pei. Honestly, it’s been too long since I sat in the presence of any well-designed building. I believe buildings that evoke the present moment are magical. The experience inspires me to be […]
Over the next six months I will meet with other participants of the Creative Capital Career Development Workshop I attended on March 30. We’re to keep one another accountable to the work of defining and implementing our goals. Which means big picture planning and small scale implementation. I plan to harness my creative thinking to the business task. Who knew my work in pairing universal concepts with the minutiae of folding a pair of underwear would come in so handy! It really does all come out in the wash.
Listen to my first interview!
In November 2018 I served as writer-in-residence for NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green’s SistaWRITE retreat in Ocracoke, NC. Peter Vankevich of WOVV 90.1 Ocracoke Community Radio, interviewed Jaki on her appointment as NC Poet Laureate, and then I talked about my journey as a writer, and my writer-in-residence experience. Listen now!
BornWilder is not simply the name of a website. It was chosen in homage to my struggle in establishing identity during my late twenties. Woman, (single) mother, and writer. Often times the most significant decisions we make are ones that go unnoticed by others. Read the story here.
In my early twenties, a friend of a friend needed volunteers to take a personality test for her psychology class. I answered questions sitting on our mutual friend’s couch, and some weeks later the acquaintance handed over her analysis of my answers. The only personality trait I remember was the one I didn’t see within […]
Instead of a new year’s resolution, my husband and I chose a motto for 2019. Yes, we want to tighten up the diet and solidify an exercise routine, but we’re striving for more. And that “more” isn’t simply more reps, more water, more sleep. We want to expand how we think about caring for our […]