A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle was a special book that made me love to read and taught me to embrace my weirdness.
Searching for the perfect words to tell a story is difficult, if not impossible.
Brave souls slip off the masks and unbuckle the armor. We step out and onto the illuminated stage, giving voice to our words. Purposeful and distinct, we tell our truths while above us paper lanterns dance to our pulsing vibrato. The sound of language gives texture and richness to our written stories now shared with eager ears in a tiny auditorium.
Tears welled from deep inside me and clung like rain drops upon my cheeks after reading Last Night from the Hospital, by Bob Lonsberry. He made me feel like I was there with Bernadette Lynch and her family. Too soon Bernadette’s light, a high and bright burning flame will flicker out. When Bernadette lost her son Michael […]
This year’s Key Bank Rochester Fringe Festival ushers in heartfelt stories about the humor, messiness, joys, sorrows, and wisdom that motherhood brings with LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: Mama Said. I’m excited to share that I will join the cast of eight women who will share stories of motherhood at Writers & Books for two hour-long […]
Some days I just can’t take reading or hearing the news. I mean how many stories can a person take about #DWIJudge, or #dumb thingstrumpsays, or reality shows, or worse: reality.
Searching in the dark: As a parent, hearing about the death of a child by any means is heartbreaking.
Minutes before the start of my son’s soccer game, I cried. I gasped for breath when I read the news that Michael Patrick Lynch had died. Michael was the Irondequoit teen who was struck by a car while crossing the street on his way to school.