In late June, I made the painful decision to sell the home I've lived in in Easthampton, Massachusetts, a year before my husband, Steve, and I actually need to move to our home in New Hampshire.
My summer intern, Olivia Greeley, a student at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, interviewed my friend and fellow author Judith Kelliher this week about the publication of Judy’s book, “A
Recently, I had the pleasure of conducting a Discovery Session with Charlene Moses of Laconia, New Hampshire. She is working on a memoir about painful events that occurred in her family when she was
Note: The name of the book has since changed to "Willful Evolution." About a year and a half ago, I asked my intern from Westfield State University to review all the blogs I’ve written over the
Note: I recently did what I call a Discovery Session with a writer named Charles Merida. He calls himself Chaz and describes himself this way on his Twitter page: “Published Writer, YouTubist, Actor,
Note: In Pod Twenty, Grammy reads three final poems, and Grammy and Eli talk with Eli’s father, Tommy, about karate and also discipline—how you learn it, and why we need it. The final activity is for
Note: In Pod Nineteen, Grammy and Eli talk about a person’s age and also responsibilities. Grammy says she is writing a book of children’s poems about the ages one to 18, and she reads a poem from it.
Note: In Pod Eighteen, Grammy and Eli talk about love. Grammy reads a poem about love, and then our co-hosts bring Grammy’s husband, Steve, on to talk about Steve’s work as an air traffic controller
Note: In Pod Seventeen, Grammy reads poems about boys and girls, written from her perspective on gender. Eli interviews writer Judith Kelliher, who has recently published a book about her brother
Note: In Pod Sixteen, Grammy reads two silly poems that are among her favorites, and Eli interviews his Uncle CJ; CJ talks about his canoe and camping in the woods with Auntie Molly, and what inspires