#GivingTuesday

2 Dec

#GivingTuesday

It’s Giving Tuesday, which is apparently a thing that follows Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. If you still have any money left after all those shopping days, here are my favorite ways to get rid of it:   Landmine Relief Fund   The Landmine Relief Fund was started in 2004 by Bill […]

If Babies Were on Tinder

15 Nov

If Babies Were on Tinder

Everest, 4 months Palm Springs   About Everest Swipe right if you’re single and ready to mingle. I’m a total night owl — sometimes I rock all night long! — and I’m not afraid to cry.   I’ve got a comfy Italian ride and my own driver.   I also follow a dairy-exclusive diet (no […]

What a difference a year makes

26 Oct

What a difference a year makes

One year ago, I was getting ready for a Halloween party when I decided to take a pregnancy test. The Husband and I were actively trying to conceive, and though I didn’t really think I was pregnant yet, I wanted to be certain I wasn’t drinking for two. Then the word appeared. The word I […]

Confessions of an Outlander addict

1 Oct

Confessions of an Outlander addict

I will always remember this as the summer of big, life-changing things: I graduated with my Master of Fine Arts degree. I gave birth. And “Outlander” finally came to TV.   “Outlander” is a series of books by Diana Gabaldon, about World War II nurse who falls through a magical circle of stones, lands in […]

Writing Process Blog Tour 2014

17 Sep

Writing Process Blog Tour 2014

My friend Maggie Thach was kind enough to tag me in the Writing Process Blog Tour. You can check out her answers to these very same questions on Jim Ruland’s blog. Here we go: What are you working on? Well, I gave birth just two months ago. So there’s the writing I did before Everest […]