My Day with a Death Pimp

Life is funny. You laugh and then you die. Seriously. Life is funny in a magical sense, for we never know who we are going to meet. I recently had the chance to interview Stimp Hawkins, an 82-year-old Buddhist and former hospice chaplain who is on a mission to make people comfortable with death and […]

Rain, Writing, and Storytelling

A lot has happened over the past few months.  Lots of good stuff! August welcomed the release of Faithfully Feminist: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Feminists on Why We Stay (White Cloud Press). I produced a podcast featuring several Muslim contributors to the anthology. What an honor to hear from women about their journey of faith […]

A Summer, Some Stories

What a summer! The summer began with my son’s return from the Middle East.  He got off that airplane now man-size and full of wit and sarcasm. I’m happy to be a mom again. Having a 13-year-old eight grader keeps me relevant.  I now know more than I ever imagined about YouTube and gaming. This season was abundant […]

Storytelling!

Finally. My stories are coming to life. Sort of. In you are anywhere near Chapel Hill, NC on September 12, 2015, please come out to The Monti’s season opener where I take the stage and expound on Danger!  I’m honored to be part of a NC storytelling tradition, and I think I’ll look great on […]