Ghosts and Other Matters

  My first book, Paranormal Obsession: America’s Fascination with Ghosts & Hauntings, Spooks & Spirits, is a cultural studies discussion regarding America’s fascination with the paranormal. For those who have read the book, I credit my cousin, Diana Logan, for being the one who introduced me to the concept of “ghost hunting.”  A haircut one […]

Bathrooms Where I Have Cried

I recently found some personal journals. They took me back to places I needed to go; to places that weren’t completely comfortable to visit but enlightening nonetheless. Two years ago, I left my twelve year, international marriage to a United Nations diplomat from Afghanistan. (I say international because we lived in various countries and dealt […]

Coming To Terms With The Stillness

Early December I work at an outpatient mental health facility. A nurse pulls me aside and says,” Someone told me that you are a writer! And that you’ve published books.” Very few know this about me. Stunned, I smile, and explain, “Yes, I am a writer. I do have two books on bookshelves across America […]