Archive for November 2013

The Book that Changed My Life

Once upon a time, on the island of Manhattan, two young, professional women took a lunch break. They sat outside, on the steps leading up to the World Financial Center, eating take away sushi. They talked and talked and confided and commiserated. “I can’t explain it.  I don’t feel like this is my life’s work,”... Read more »

She Writes Chicago: Event Recap

The invitation: See my name bottom left! I was so flattered to be asked. The location: American Junkie, 15 W. Illinois St., Chicago. The host: Jillian Conley, author of Dating Chase Walker The charity: My Three Sisters Literacy Initiative. Learn more here. The #ChiWomenWriters: Check out my fellow writers here! ~~~ In the spirit of Stop... Read more »

The Heaven and Hell of the High School Reunion

I was a nun in high school. Figuratively speaking, of course. I didn’t drink. I didn’t smoke. I didn’t do anything bad. Or fun. Never been kissed? Alright, I wasn’t that holy. Then, I went to college and although I couldn’t bear the thought of drinking beer – ew! – fraternity boys in kahki pants... Read more »