Writing is my therapy. It’s gotten me through some of the most difficult times in my life, but when I’m not working through something the words just don’t flow. I’m making a new effort at writing, even as things are running along smoothly in my life. I hope the words haven’t completely left me, and hope that you enjoy taking the journey with me.

Any feedback you have on my work is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

  • Joined: July 2008

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Vive la France

Today, my heart is with France, with Paris and with her people. Paris was my first international adventure, and the place I became brave enough to venture into a big city on my own. Obviously, I think of the places I visited…the sights, the tastes, the parks and roof top gardens, the museums and landmarks. I also think about the people. Today especially, I think of the people. / I think of …
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My first feature

I recently got my first feature (Restless on Up & Coming Writers), and am very excited and a little humbled by the honor. While I am sure the excitement accompaning a feature remains unchanged no matter how many you have – there is only one first, and this is mine! On some level, I guess I feel like I’ve finally “made it” somewhere on the RedBubble world. So for th…
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