teacher. writer. space holder.
CLASSES I TEACH AT ALTAR
LiFT Circle: pause: a writing cohort for moving through menopause
I offer brave spaces and guidance for people seeking connection to their "inner" writer.
I DO WHAT I DO BECAUSE:
I meet the most honest me when I am writing.
PIECE OF ADVICE I'D GIVE MY YOUNGER SELF:
it's okay to rest.
I FEEL MOST AT HOME:
outside with the people I love, with nowhere to be. Or at the table playing monopoly.
WHEN I AM INSPIRED MY MIND FEELS: /MY BODY FEELS:
I LONG TO:
publish a book.
ONE OUTFIT FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE:
a jumpsuit. (70s inspired).
MY FAVORITE FORM OF PLAY:
Sagittarius Sun/Aquarius moon.
BOOKS THAT CHANGED MY LIFE:
Joan Didion, A Year Of Magical Thinking
WHAT I LOVE MOST ABOUT MYSELF:
I am a yes person.
WHAT I'D LIKE MORE OF IN MY LIFE IS: (If you'd like more time or money, describe what you'd do with more time or money.)
1. More financial stability. Freelance life while wonderful, can be stressful when I don't know every month what my income will be. 2. Gratitude -- to keep seeing a way to be thankful for even the most mundane things like sidewalks.
WHAT I WANT LESS OF IN MY LIFE IS:
I AM MY BEST SELF WHEN:
i am well-rested. well-fed. learning and forgiving.
THE LESSON IN MY LIFE THAT KEEPS REPEATING IS:
don't be so hard on yourself.
campfires. good stories.
I CAN HARDLY TOLERATE:
THE PEOPLE I INTERACT WITH THE MOST SEE ME AS SOMEONE WHO IS:
fun, warm, loving, adventurous.
MY EVIL TWIN IS:
I prefer the word "wild" - she is a teenage girl who must get her way or else.
MY FAVORITE PLACE ON EARTH:
Maine is up there.
MY NO-FAIL, GO-TO FEEL GOOD SONG:
Billy Joel, "She's Got a Way"
I WOULD LIKE TO REVOLUTIONIZE:
mental health treatment
A SOUL-QUENCHING DAY IS:
staying in bed. watching movies. a jump in the lake. a dance by the fire. laughing until crying.
ADD YOUR OWN PROMPT:
If your life story was a movie, what would you title it?
THE ALTAR OF MY LIFE IS:
at my kitchen table.