My blogs

About me

Location Mid Atlantic USA
Introduction mothering, writing, surviving...being
Interests writing, writer, fiction, memoir, nonfiction, novels, novel writing, short story, short stories, prose, essay, essays, personal essay, personal essays, personal narrative, nonfiction narrative, creative nonfiction, creative writing, poetry, poet, poets, poem, poems, imagery, metaphor, symbolism, books, reading, story telling, mothering, motherhood, unschool, unschooling, childhood, creativity, style, clothes, self-esteem, self-acceptance, plus size, curvy, full-figured, empowerment, mid life, mid-life, aging, middle age, middle-aged, health, women's health, tinnitus, thrombophilia, Factor V Leiden, nutrition, macrobiotics, vegetarian, weight, simplicity, simple living, cemeteries, cemetery, existential, existentialism, meaning, life, examined life, thinking, atheism, atheist, humanist, humanism, secular spirituality, Buddhism, Buddhist, secular buddhism, meditation, zen, feminist Buddhism, nature, earth, mother earth, Gaia, earth spirituality, ecology, eco, environment, environmentalism, breast cancer, cancer, recovery, cancer recovery, survivor, cancer survivor, breast cancer survivor, survivorship, breast cancer survivor, surviving, lymphedema, mastectomy, reconstruction, immediate reconstruction, breast reconstruction, pink washing, pink-washing, anxiety, depression, wellness, life, well-being, hope
Favorite Movies Out of Africa, The Big Chill, Mindwalk, Finding Nemo, Ordinary People, Howards End, To Kill a Mockingbird, Moonstruck, Il Postino, Remains of the Day
Favorite Music Too many artists to list...blues, rock, folk, old country, even some pop
Favorite Books Wuthering Heights, The Handmaid's Tale, Making a Literary Life, Little Women, This is My Daughter, The Country of the Pointed Firs, The Age of Innocence, too many more to mention!