It isn’t a blog, exactly, but it’s personal. It isn’t a portfolio, in the traditional sense, either. It’s a space I use to share my creative work with friends, family, acquaintances, and all the people I have yet to meet. In this online space, I strive to entertain and endeavor to inform, but most of all I hope to make connections through stories and events that resonate. I hail from a family of educators. Through storytelling, I carry that tradition onward.
Writing is my way of making sense, of finding meaning and relating to the breathing world around me. The essays and stories within this site are what I have to offer. Perhaps just one will bring to mind a memory—a snapshot of your own grammie and the way she would prepare your breakfast; or of your mother’s secret (not to mention questionable) tuna casserole ingredient; or of the sickly kitten you found hiding in the bushes on that sunny afternoon.
Perhaps the memory will inspire you to create something of your own. Something meaningful to you that might resonate with another. It could be total stranger. Perhaps that stranger will ponder your creation, subconsciously at first, until it grows and morphs into something different. Something personal and bursting to be shared. Maybe, then, that stranger will create something meaningful too …