Poetry Out Loud

March 3, 2017 by - 5 Comments

    Last week my teenage son participated in a regional poetry recitation competition called Poetry Out Loud. He didn’t want me to attend, him being a teenager and all, but I went anyway. I’m stubborn. It was heartening to hear the poems, and to see teenagers reciting them. There’s no better way to inhabit a …Read More

Friday the 13th: My Beloved

January 13, 2017 by - 5 Comments

      I like to think of Friday the 13th as a little Halloween. And I love that it happens this time in the middle of winter. Winter is a great time for spooky stories. Years ago, I wrote and recorded a spooky flash story about one of my biggest fears for Weekend America. …Read More