The power in getting off your duff

Katrina. It’s a sentence, a novel—APOCALYPSE. Having grown up partly in New Orleans and nearby Slidell, I wasn’t shocked by Katrina, only outraged. Days before the storm, I remember sitting in my living room yelling at the TV, “Where are the fricking buses? NOLA people don’t have cars.” After the levees broke, I sat there yelling, “Where’s the Coast Guard, the Navy, anyone?” And when … Continue reading The power in getting off your duff

For Outside In Magazine: In the Company of Forever

I’m so happy to share that my short memoir, “In the Company of Forever” has just been published by Outside In Literary and Travel Magazine. It’s the story of my spring break in Shetland Islands while I was studying at the U of H campus in London. The trip to Shetland was life-changing. And check out the other stories and wonderful editor’s note on the … Continue reading For Outside In Magazine: In the Company of Forever