Writing

My essays have appeared in the following publications and anthologies:

Discovering Migraines
Hektoen International
“Discovering Migraines” is featured in this Medical Humanities journal’s neurology section. Another excerpt from my forthcoming memoir: In the Absence: My Memoir of the Brain.

Without a Net
Open Thought Vortex Literary Magazine
“Without a Net” is part of Open Though Vortex Magazine’s October Facing Our Fears series and is an excerpt from my forthcoming memoir: In the Absence: My Memoir of the Brain.

Prairie Gold an Anthology of the American Heartland

“Maintenance” is an essay of how I was unprepared to buy my first house, the unlikely source of help I found, and my heartbreak when I had to leave the neighborhood behind.

Being a Grown Up: A User’s Guide to the Real World

“Being the Baby” is an essay about the blessings and curses of being the baby of a family of nine.

Christmas Traditions: True Stories that Celebrate the Spirit of the Season

“Playing with Tradition” is an essay about the traditions of Christmas in a big family as it grows.

Chick Ink: 40 Stories of Tattoos – And the Women Who Wear Them

“Forever Eighteen” is an essay about the tattoos that live us and learning to live with others’ assessment of us.

Classic Christmas: True Stories of Holiday Cheer and Goodwill

“The Great Walnut Caper” is an essay about a Christmas misunderstanding involving walnut ornaments.

Stories of Strength

“The Smell of Lilacs” is an essay about how I learned to remember my father after his death.