A writer writing

You know what’s kind of dreamy for a writer (read: me)? The right outlet. You know what’s even dreamier? Several of those. It occurred to me today, just today, that I have manifested something I’ve been saying I want. It’s options within my...

Checking back in

It’s been a long time since I wrote here. Part of the reason is the launch of my new blog venture, Unfettered50.com. But there’s more. I’ve been giving serious thought to what I want to convey here that separates it from Unfettered 50. I love this...

On Affecting Lives

I recently received a wonderful piece of mail that said this, “Your perspective is unique in the way it resonates and God has put you in this place at this time to change and affect lives.” This reader went on to share a story about his health and he had written to...

My gratifying gig

A few weeks ago I informed my readers here that I’d be writing a new weekly post called Day Brake for A Day Well Lived. The site and newsletter will launch soon, but in the meantime you can find Day Brake on its (public) Facebook page. What I am finding joyful...

Not the Paula Deen Rant You Might Expect

If somebody asked me (in a deposition or in a confessional with the Pope or otherwise) if I have ever said the word “fuck” I might say something like, “Of course.” Underlying it and unspoken might also be, “I’m from Jersey. Doesn’t everybody?” So when I read that in a...