A sampling of how the written word inspires, from authors that touch us to our own journey with writing, from simple journaling to publishing prose and poetry.



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Driving Dates

Driving Dates


I drive. A lot.
Currently my main squeeze lives an hour and a half away, literally over several rivers and through the woods to a …

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Baby (Book) Steps

Baby (Book) Steps


Violet the memoir has been stepping out, two months after publication she is finding her legs and wobbling forward like the curious creature she …

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The Punk Singer

The Punk Singer



Recently, KaryzMa (aka Kristin) and I were blown away by local legend Kathleen Hanna, when she breezed into town to introduce a new …

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Mackle-marvelous, Seattle Concert Review

Mackle-marvelous, Seattle Concert Review


Mackle-marvelous, Seattle Concert Review
On the way to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s Seattle concert, my daughter, my boyfriend and I got into a heavy discussion …

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Book Launch in a Box

Book Launch in a Box


Violet hosted a “soft book launch” for our first book last weekend. Other than arranging the space and telling our circle of friends, it …

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