I feel like I'm crashing my own blog. Yeah, it's been a while since I've been here, but I've been busy, you see. I was involved in a little project called launching a publishing company. We name it Dirt Road Books. We began our second year in January and it's been an interesting journey. We … Continue reading Pardon My Intrusion
When thinking about what to blog about this week, I had a revelation. This is a year of great change, good and bad. I think it’s true for many people, but, of course, I can only speak for myself. It’s true for me because this is a year of personal journeys for me. It started … Continue reading Journeys
Hi, everyone. I am so happy to announce the launch of Dirt Road Books, a cooperative publishing company that I’ve co-founded with 5 other amazing women: Jove Belle, Andi Marquette, Michelle Teichman, Gill McKnight, and Blythe Rippon. The six of us came together to form this company from very different backgrounds and different points of … Continue reading Dirt Road Books
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, I went to Washington, DC, to participate in the Women’s March on Washington. In the days that followed, people asked me how it went. So, let me tell you. A friend and I managed to snag tickets on one of two buses organized/sponsored by Henrietta Hudson, a lesbian bar that’s … Continue reading A March Into History
Have you ever looked at someone and made some judgments about them? What I mean is, based on their clothing, haircuts, and other visual cues, did you decide that they listen to a certain type of music? Or prefer a particular cuisine? Or read certain books? I’m sure sometimes you’re right. But I’m sure sometimes … Continue reading Don’t Judge!
For much of my adult life, I had a problem with the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. I’ve always watched the Rankin/Bass animated Rudolph specials with glee, and sang along to the song whenever I heard it during the Christmas season. I still do. But underneath the child-like joy I felt, there was always … Continue reading The Other Side of Rudolph
I am not a political person. I don’t get involved in political groups or activities. I just barely know the basics of the American political landscape. Politics bore me. This presidential election was different. The outcome of this campaign was so fundamental to the very survival of so many Americans, that even the most uninterested … Continue reading The Road Ahead