Whenever I travel I bring along five or six pencils. Pencils are what I write with now, ever since my first book. I hate the mess of crossing thru things written in ink, some […]
Recently some friends and I traveled to Nashville, to hear from Thistle Farms founder Becca Stevens. Becca began a program 20 years ago to help women victims of sex trafficking, and it’s been remarkably […]
I’m so lucky to talk to inspiring people in the writing I do. Here’s the story of a woman I spoke with this week.
On 9/11, Maureen […]
It’s autumn, which means it’s time for the New York Marathon again. I always smile when the promotion hits for this race because I ran it a few years back, and it taught me […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about robots lately.
I’ve never been into science, it wasn’t exactly a subject I excelled in at school. But as I begin my next book, I want to understand what […]
Over last year’s holiday season, I visited Mary Ellen Brewington, a friend of mine, who along with her brother, runs a large beverage distribution company called Cherokee Distributing. As I was leaving, she walked […]
A Holiday of Hope
I find myself still staying away from election news, since I can’t understand any of it. But I was forced to take my head out of the sand. I […]
“You can do it!” Those four words have a lot of power. We all need cheerleaders in our life to spur us on, to keep us in the game. But the best cheerleader […]