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William Shatner Beat Night

William Shatner Beat Night

My husband John and I performed last night in the 6th William Shatner Beat Night. This is an event held every year in Portsmouth NH on (or as close as feasible) to his birthday March 22 and is a fundraiser for the local food pantry. Most often it’s solo performers, but I convinced my husband […]

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Kala Joy 20130817

I wrote a poem today (and made a cake)…

Let her eat cake A poem for Kala Joy I stand at the sink washing dishes No matter what else has happened So must the dishes In this case The dishes are a sidenote of joy Against a backdrop of melancholy The news filtered in this afternoon Social media lit up with remembrances With photos […]

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Mom in Curacao

It’s never too late to start

Today would have been my mother’s 59th birthday. That means tonight I do my annual pilgrimage to the Bingo Hall to play in her honor. Last year I won for the first time since her death (I only go once a year, so 1 win in 8 times). And at the moment I won, the […]

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