- My 50th Birthday!August 23rd, 2012Musings of a woman of a certain age
The “writing process” — a topic of endless conversation amongst writers and the topic of this post. I hope you non-writers will stick around too. It all began when a wickedly talented poet and dear friend, Jacquelyn Grant Brown, invited … Continue reading
Or in the words of Bruce Springsteen, “I ain’t nothing but tired. I’m just tired and bored with myself.” I watch her as she tilts her head ever so slightly, scrunches up her face, and looks at me as if … Continue reading
Sunday is Mother’s Day. I’ve never celebrated Mother’s Day as a mother. However, this weekend I will take the stage in St. Louis, Missouri, and tell my story of being a mother. I will begin by talking about the yellow … Continue reading
Sadly, yes. I created this space mired in the excitement of turning 50 years old. I envisioned it as a place to narrate the countdown to the big day – August 23, 2012—and the adventure that the first year of … Continue reading
Everything becomes a metaphor for turning fifty. Even this blog. I’m obsessed with it. First I couldn’t stop looking at it, examining it in all its beauty and grandeur. Then it sort of became ordinary looking to me, lost its … Continue reading
From today’s Facebook post: Last night I had an erotic dream. My ardent suitor won me over with a promise of “the perfect place to take a nap.” Could this possibly be about turning 50?