With words that evolve into stories, I help people feel less alone. My work demonstrates that despite life’s beautiful suffering, all of us have the opportunity to remake ourselves. Irreverent insights, rebellious humor, and integrity infuse my writing, as I seek to answer the question: What do we mean by the good life?

Jalapeño Peach Chutney – Learning to Preserve at Home

For decades I’ve day dreamed about my grandmother’s homemade preserves, but never had the time to learn how to do it myself. This year I’ve committed myself to canning as … Continue reading Jalapeño Peach Chutney – Learning to Preserve at Home

Neither Here Nor There: A Recipe for How Not To Be

This essay was previously published in Meat For Tea: The Valley Review V.14 (2). In loving memory of Martin Kish November 7, 1928-June 21, 2015. HOME (noun): 1. The place … Continue reading Neither Here Nor There: A Recipe for How Not To Be