Equipoise, Whee!

On the page for today’s date, the 29th of December, my poem Equipoise appears in the global datebook, We’Moon 2014. This...

Empress of the Americas

She has many names, the woman who appeared on the hill in Tepeyac in 1531, and spoke in the Nahuatl...

They Still Teach Me

They Still Teach Me

My process in writing Tales from My Teachers on the Alzheimer’s Unit was both lightning fast and haltingly slow. The...

The Ballad of Jesse Pearl by Shannon Hitchcock

The Ballad of Jesse Pearl by Shannon Hitchcock

When her sister Carrie, who is dying of TB, asks Jesse to describe her heaven, and Jessie says it smells...

The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech

The Boy on the Porch by Sharon Creech

This middle grade fiction from master storyteller Sharon Creech is full of mystery, generosity, and the marvels that may happen...

Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper

Ghost Hawk by Susan Cooper

Leave it to Susan Cooper’s brilliance to come up with a ghost point of view to convey the tangled complexity...

“Tales from My Teachers” live on Amazon

Thrilled to show off the cover of my e-book, now listed on Amazon and available as a KDP Select title...

Giving the Body Back

Ramsey Creek Preserve in South Carolina, the first green burial site established in the United States, consists of seventy-eight acres...

Earth Girl by Janet Edwards

What thrilled me reading this story was the range of the premise and the extent of the the kick-ass protagonist’s...

Birds on the Mountain

Birds on the Mountain

  Not far from Mars Hill, NC, Big Bald Banding Station is located at 5390 feet above sea level on...