Writing Through Life

Writing Through Life

OK, so in my last post, we established something I hate to admit — I’m on the road to old. In some ways that totally sucks, but in others, it’s amazing! Though our bodies get older, our brains (barring any debilitating disease), continue to grow. My...
Entering the Twilight Zone

Entering the Twilight Zone

So, I sit here contemplating the horrid fact that in a few short months, I’ll be eligible for Medicare. Yep. The sound of that is very scary to some. They see it as “Old Age,” “Over the Hill,” and “Done For.” Silly geese....
A Renewed Enthusiasm for Writing Fun Stuff

A Renewed Enthusiasm for Writing Fun Stuff

I know… It’s been more than a year since I felt like writing anything here. Why? Because my work writing is BORING and not fun. I mean, I can do it (and have been doing for 13+ years now), but it’s nothing compared to intense research about a topic...

What It Means to Be a Writer

I started writing when my daughter was born. She slept most of the day, and I needed something to keep my brain alive. I’d had a 60 hour a week career going before that, so if you’re a career woman having a child later in life (I was 37), you know how that...

An Amazing Way to Reach Students

I got an email the other day from Michael Leifer, who is the co-founder and president of ecodads.org. Michael wanted me to check out their new project on Kickstarter: “Fun Education Apps for Kids & Teens.” I get a lot of emails and press releases from...