Publication: “Shruti Loves Kit Kats”

Thank you to those who have been following my writing on this blog. My non-fiction story, "Shruti Loves Kit Kats" has been published in Snapdragon: a Journal of Art and Healing ! Please check out the fall issue here. I love this literary journal because it celebrates emerging and existing writers, and it shows how … Continue reading Publication: “Shruti Loves Kit Kats”

10 Random Facts about Randomness

This might sound strange coming from someone who is a born planner (See this post), but over the years I have developed a taste for leaving things to chance or opening the door for randomness. According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of "random" is: lacking a definite plan, purpose or pattern I am not alone.  Most … Continue reading 10 Random Facts about Randomness

“Backstory” – the perfect game for Memorial Day traveling

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Traveling for the long weekend?  Anticipate waiting in traffic or to board a plane?  Why not take a break from staring into your mobile device or tablet and find your entertainment in the actual world and try playing a game of "Backstory".  It's a game that requires no batteries and is appropriate for all ages.  … Continue reading “Backstory” – the perfect game for Memorial Day traveling

I’ve been given the Versatile Blogger Award!

This is not an April Fool's Joke - I've actually been nominated for an award.  Thank you Peace, Love & Fabulous Things for giving me the Versatile Blogger Award! First of all, I haven't been nominated for an award since I was a kid.  Second of all, I can't believe anyone cares what I have to … Continue reading I’ve been given the Versatile Blogger Award!

I would like to thank the Academy…a case for storytelling and free speech

March 7th, 2010, a day forever marked by two little guys both starting with "O": Oscar, the little gold Academy Award in my hand below and Owen, the little miracle I just learned was coming into the world.   "Congratulations!"  they said as they handed me the gold statuette.  It felt both cool and warm … Continue reading I would like to thank the Academy…a case for storytelling and free speech