What Are You Reading?
What are you reading? What are you doing in your spare time? We still have some rainy days here in suburban Chicago, and some days I am inside a lot. I have been working on an old needlepoint that I bid on at a charity auction for my sons’ preschool years ago. It’s a...
There are days when things seem dire. We all worry that we will never get out of the boundaries that confine us right now, our own rooms, our homes, our yards, our cars, our jobs if we have them and if they are outside our homes-and thank you for going to your job...
Riding in a Pandemic – a Source of Vitamin D and Strength
There is nothing as refreshing as getting outside right now for a bike ride, and here I am in my mask. I ride from my home to Sheridan Road, which runs along the lake front in the north suburbs of Chicago where there is a bike path. On warm sunny days there are...
Virtual Book Group
May 10. I invited a few friends to join me for a virtual book group today. These were people from various parts of my life- high school, college, grad school, my neighborhood- who came up with the idea that we should discuss the novel. I sent the invite. We had a...
Book Launch in a Pandemic is for the Birds
Do you remember the children’s song “Three Crows Sitting on a Wall?” This photo reminds me of that song, on a cold and frosty morning in spring, in suburban Chicago. I knitted these birds, birds similar to the birds in my novel, We Have Everything Before Us, where...
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