A Memorial Day Reunion

A Memorial Day Reunion ...more

Sweet Music, Sweet Memories

Sweet Music, Sweet Memories Has music ever taken you back to a pla...more

Six Word Memoirs: A Formula

Getting out of the car the other day, I heard a snippet of an NPR story about six word memoirs.  Smith Magazine had run a story about them, and NPR was spreading the word.  What was funny was that I was on my way into my therapy appointment!  I'm always thinking of some new thing to share at therapy.  It got me thinking about how mantras, mottos and sayings can really help us.  I like the idea of using the six word memoir as a goal setting formula.  Much like those goal setting coac ...more

Abortion, Domestic Violence & Making Music in Charlene Oliver's Memoir "I've Never Been to Me"

Charlene Oliver came on The Healthtopia Radio Show with Bonnie Mechelle to reveal the inside scoop on her life....more

Greek Easter & Passover: Sharing Food and Feud

Greek Easter & Passover: Sharing Food and Feud Traditional family holidays meant&nbs...more

The Greeks don't hold back:) When my mother cursed, she did it in Greek, so the neighbors ...more

Homes: The Way They Were

 Homes: The Way They Were There’s a scene ...more

Your Marriage on Colic

In a quaint and cramped Mexican restaurant, my husband and I sat across from each other, hardly knowing what to talk about. So, we talked about our son. Our baby. Our beautiful, colicky, screaming baby. “What do you think they’re doing right now?” my husband asked. “Crying. They’re all crying,” I said cynically. My husband nodded silently and took another sip of his margarita. We had a night away on my birthday. Our son was with babysitters....more

In Search of an Irishman on St. Paddy's Day

In Search of an Irishman on St....more

LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Faith Adiele

Faith Adielehttp://faithadiele.blogspot.com/Faith Adiele will be reading from Meeting Faith (W.W. Norton), a travel memoir about becoming Thailand’s first black Buddhist nun, which received thePEN Beyond Margins Award for Best Memoir of 2004, and speaking about putting the self on the page. Monday, March 7, 2011 || 7pm Book Passage || Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Drive, Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com...more

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

In Like a Lion...Out Like a Lamb I’ve been thinking of the rituals and symbols w...more