Dear Fellow Raped People

I don’t usually write on the blog about the same things I talk about in podcast episodes. There are indirect references and links between the blog and podcast content, but that’s usually as far as it goes. I didn’t plan it that way, it’s just the way each of these creative formats evolved. However, today…

New Podcast Episode – 043 From TV Watching to Cable Cutting

After more than fifty years of faithful television watching, why I decided it was time to cancel our TV cable subscription. And how cable cutting became an important component of my creative journey. At first our reason for cutting television cable was a practical decision to save money. But  as the writing journey took new…

New Podcast Episode – 041 Rolling With The Punches

How I went from being privately emotional about life’s sucker punches to being calmer in my mental responses. Work life as a black woman in all-white work spaces. Also, noticing the differences in the routines of big city lifestyles versus small-town living. AA Twelve Steps rescued me from alcoholic thinking. ********* This wasn’t the originally…

New Podcast Episode – 039 Chatting From My Cave

A talk about the quiet and solitudinous ways of an introvert. Recognizing, in retrospect, how important alone time had always been for me in the workplace. Also, a look at how introverts tend to draw close to each other in the outside world. Extroverts seem to have very little trouble navigating the busy and noisy…