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Coming Full Circle
As promised, I’m posting a personal essay written in 2021 during lockdown, shortly after I got the vaccine, which seemed so, so significant at the time. I realize that it is about time, hope, and gratitude. [Image is of a … Continue reading
Posted in Health, LGBT, Personal, San Francisco Tagged cancer, deaths, essay, graduate students, in transit, lockdown, pandemic, San Francisco, San Francisco State, Time, USF, vaccine, writing group Leave a comment
Fall Bargains and Musings
I wanted to let folks know that a couple of my books are on sale now at Smashwords. You can get Once You Are Mine for 25% off; The Pull of Yesterday, book 2 in the Elsie Street trilogy is … Continue reading
Posted in Health, LGBT, News, Personal, Self-publishing, Writing Tagged Bookbub, cancer, Colin Powell, Covid, death, Elsie Street, Free, hearts, mortality, once you are mine, Radish, Smashwords, The Pull of Yesterday Leave a comment
A Tenuous Time (Two Unexpected Losses)
Seems like a weird time we’re in right now. The delta variant is upon us, and even in San Francisco, cases are rising robustly. I continue to wear my mask and am relieved that so many of my fellow SFers … Continue reading
Posted in Personal, San Francisco, Writing Tagged Autism, cancer, Chico, deaths, delta variant, Denise Minor, Facebook, feminist, friendship, loss, obituary, Patrick More, San Francisco State, women's lives, writing group Leave a comment
Review: Becoming Mrs. Lewis
Becoming Mrs. Lewis, Patti Callahan’s just-published novel (Thomas Nelson; $25.99), is a fictional take on the story of poet Joy Davidman (1915-1960) and writer and academic CS Lewis. I had previously seen and adored the film Shadowlands, so I came … Continue reading
A Hell of a Year
2016 has been a hell of a year. It feels too soon to do a retrospective, but it’s been the kind of year where I uploaded a picture of a Facebook friend’s beautiful young dog running through some snowy woods … Continue reading
Review: On the Move, A Life by Oliver Sacks
When I first got acquainted with the neurologist Oliver Sacks and his work, it was through Awakenings, both the book and the movie. I was a young woman then and Oliver Sacks was someone to look up to. He also … Continue reading
Posted in LGBT, Reviews Tagged addiction, Awakenings, cancer, gay men, healing, Jewish, LGBT, London, memoir, motorcycles, neurologist, New York, Oliver Sacks, On the Move, San Francisco, weightlifting Leave a comment
Fukushima: Pacific Ocean poisoned, millions at risk!
Fukushima: Pacific Ocean poisoned, millions at risk!. An important issue, which I decided to reblog. Click the above link for more info… And here’s an excellent article from the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/09/fukushima-fallout-threatens-fishermens-livelihoods It reminds me of the Chernobyl disaster, which happened … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Personal Tagged cancer, Chernobyl, Fukushima, nuclear power, radioactivity 1 Comment