When One Woman Wins, We All Win: Why I Give $5 a Month to AROHO

“Never had much money . . . but I lived like a millionaire.” Jane Vanderbosh Inspired by my late friend and fellow writer, Jane, I decided in December of 2001, to give $5 to anyone who asked for money that holiday season. The world was still reeling from the aftershock of 9/11, I was a… Continue reading When One Woman Wins, We All Win: Why I Give $5 a Month to AROHO

The Promise, Purpose, and Perils, of a Writer’s Life: Why Every Word Counts

I cannot speak for other writers, only for myself, yet I’ve heard others say what I am about to say: that is . . . if you can possibly choose a career other than a writer, for Heaven’s sake, chose it. For in truth, most writers I know live isolated, tortured lives, engaged in a… Continue reading The Promise, Purpose, and Perils, of a Writer’s Life: Why Every Word Counts

Dreaming of Spring

Today my friend at work got me thinking about Beethoven and how his symphony’s would come to him “whole” and “complete.” And about how our dreams can sometimes make our work and our lives bearable. And how it could be possible that are dreams come from our “Higher-Selves” as markers for our journeys. We both agreed… Continue reading Dreaming of Spring