The Story (and the Costs) Behind My New Website

Last fall, I noticed a recurring trend. In my writers’ groups on Facebook, people were always asking questions like… I pitched this story to Tractors Are Sexy Monthly, but they turned it down. Any ideas where else I should pitch it? I have a story about how running became my only source of sanity after […]


The Unusual Way I’m Practicing Lent This Year

sunset Ketchikan Alaska

I know, I know; I’m an atheist Jew. Lent most definitely does not apply to me. Call it cultural appropriation or FOMO, but I’ve been participating in “Lent” since elementary school, when my best friends (who were mostly Catholic) would give up chocolate or soda or TV for 46 days. Along with one of my […]


The Truth Is I’m Scared to Blog

Railroad tracks in San Clemente State Beach

One of my goals this year? To write one blog post a week. It’d been so long (two years?!) since I’d been on a regular blogging schedule, and I missed it. I wanted to get back in the swing of blogger things. So on January 4th, eager to stick to my guns, I pressed publish […]