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The Quickening

I went outside this morning with Reba-girl and discovered the most beautiful, spring day. Sunny and warm, with that kind of freshness that only hangs around in spring. It’s a bit early, of course. I’m pretty sure our trees are … Continue reading

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Gratitude and the coming dark

The house is quiet. Everyone’s asleep. The rain has mostly stopped, but I can still hear water dripping from the roof and trees. The partly changed leaves look especially golden against the thick, grey sky. And all I want to … Continue reading


For the Better — a feast of stories

I just finished the outline of stories for my evening-length show coming up on Nov. 7 — For the Better — Honoring ten years with paralysis. Phew! I wasn’t sure how I wanted to approach this show. Caterpillar Soup was, for the most part, a … Continue reading


Moving into the Great Stillness — For Gabrielle Roth

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Interview with Hollye Dexter and Amy Ferris, editors of Dancing at the Shame Prom

Back in January, my friend, Hollye Dexter, invited me to contribute to a book she was co-editing with Amy Ferris called Dancing at the Shame Prom: Sharing the Stories That Kept Us Small. I wrote about the experience (think: elation, … Continue reading