Monthly Archives: February 2012

The place that transformed my life – Solstice MFA in Creative Writing

If you’re interested in writing or MFA programs or where I spent two years transforming my life and becoming a writer, please watch this great video for the Solstice MFA program of Pine Manor College, located in Chestnut Hill, MA, … Continue reading

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This is what you need to be reading for $2.99

Robert Clark Young is fast becoming one of my favorite writers. Below is a review I’ve done of one of his award winning essays, “One Writer’s Big Innings.”  Enjoy the review, but more important, scoff up $2.99 to read some … Continue reading

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Kindness grows geometrically

My friend and fellow writer, Faye Rapoport DesPres, recently chose my blog as one of five for what’s known as The Liebster Award. Her own blog was chosen by writer Mariam Kobras. A lovely feeling of kindness arises in naming ones favorite … Continue reading

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Live Lesbians….Dancing

Ten years ago, when I decided to stop meeting women over the internet and to stop falling in love with straight girls, I began attending lesbian dances. I attended these dance events throughout greater Boston and up into Southern New … Continue reading

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How many Facebook friends have you done it with?

I like the hard, crackling buzz of number crunching. Dealing with words is so icky, sticky, messy, and imprecise. Maybe it’s the Taurus in me that likes strong, finite measurements that I can apply to the ludicrous events of my … Continue reading

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