Welcome to my Blog! I am a playwright, a storyteller, and a solo performer. I travel the world encouraging other people to tell their stories. Stories can transform, make us laugh, heal, and provide meaning. On January 13, 2015, in a small government office in China, I became an adoptive mom. This is our story.

We Are Family,When in Doubt Write

Permanency is Fleeting

Do you remember the first job you ever had? Mine was at Blockbuster Video. Remember video stores? Though of course I had done my fair share of babysitting and camp counseling Blockbuster Video was my first “corporate job.” I remember so vividly standing at the front of the…

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Adventures in China,Let Me Tell You a Story,We Are Family

The Power of a Noun

I remember the day of my Madeira graduation. I woke early, carefully dressed, then came downstairs in my pearl button, cream colored dress with matching shoes. “Good morning  graduate!” my father called as he flipped pancakes – indulging the family in a special commemorative breakfast in my honor. Graduate. I…

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