Mozart Had a Sister

Mozart had a sister who played as masterfully as he but Nanneral was married off, a career cut short because Ms. Mozart was a “she”   Ros Franklin spent her whole career X-raying DNA but Crick and Watson got the Prize using all her work along the way   The French Queen never said that…

The Glory Of Megan Rapinoe

For the last month my life has been full to overfull of women (and men!) gushing over other women. A lot of that space has been taken up by the US Women’s National Soccer Team and their World Cup journey. And while the UWWNT team shone, sparkly and bright, one woman repeatedly stood out, the…

Not Today, Night King. Not Today.

SPOILERS BELOW: Women’s roles, in literature and cinema, as well as in life, are more often about mending wounds than inflicting them. But sometimes, just sometimes, popular culture gets it just right. **** Take what I have to say with a grain of salt. I’m not a GoT super fan. I haven’t read the books….

Once I Had Wings

What do you get when you combine poetry, performance, and a plethora of available imagery? A mixed-mixed media approach to sharing some of my “outside the blog” work! The piece below was inspired by my young writing workshop students, written as an example for my teen workshop students, and compiled and recorded by me. Enjoy!…