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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Well Meaning Strangers,When in Doubt Write

You “Lucky Dog”

I am standing on a playground watching my son. He climbs up the ladder, rushes across the platform, then shoots down the slide. Over and over he does this same routine. Climb, rush, slide. Climb, rush, slide. I watch, mesmerized. I feel another woman’s presence beside me. I…

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