Monthly Archives: March 2015

WHY GOODREADS IS GOOD FOR ALL

This week I was looking for a few “good reads” for six-year-olds and spent a lot of time perusing Goodreads. It’s a terrific website and I recommend it to anyone who loves books. I first became acquainted with the site … Continue reading

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TESTING, TESTING….

I am having problems with transmission of blog images to my Facebook author’s page and this is an experiment to see if it’s fixed. Meanwhile, this is a photo of Catman Scrothers, a former street cat we adopted last month. … Continue reading

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“You Can’t Have Everything. Where Would You Put It?”

  “He who dies with the most toys wins” was a popular, annoying bumper sticker in the 1980’s. Most people would disagree with that statement nowadays because at some point, belongings that were once desirable become clutter. As the comedian … Continue reading

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LIVING WHILE DYING

Living while dying has been a prominent topic in the media this past month. Two physicians, one at the beginning of his career and the other nearing its end, both wrote about their impending deaths. Paul Kalanithi, a 37-year-old Stanford … Continue reading

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WRITERS AT OUR SISTER’S SCHOOL

  Our Sister’s School invited me back this year to talk to a group of young writers about the art and craft of writing fiction. These young women voluntarily stay after school in order to learn more about writing–and they … Continue reading

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