About Me

Writer, parent, science and public health advocate, Wisconsin transplant in California. 

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Away to VCCA

Sep 10, 2017 | 2 Comments
Away to VCCA

Five years ago I was lucky enough to be a fellow for a monthlong residency at the beautiful Virginia Center for Creative Arts in Amherst, Virginia. I am returning there soon for a shorter residency this fall, and so thankful. This political climate has been awful in so many ways, but among the ways life […]


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On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

May 6, 2017 | No Comments
On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

If you read this blog (hello, my five or ten friends and other people who occasionally google me!), you will see that the spaces between posts have grown and grown over the last few years. This coincides with the birth of my third child and my attempt to finish a masters degree in writing. Oh, […]


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A Moment Changes Everything

May 6, 2017 | 2 Comments
A Moment Changes Everything

I had the privilege of being in the Spark Off Rose storytelling show again last month, telling a story on the theme “A Moment Changes Everything.” Spark Off Rose is one of my favorite shows because of the care the producers take in choosing themes and stories and shaping them with writers. The monthly show […]


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