Flashback to my first book of poetry, Defenestration, published in 1997. Now back in print. ~~~ Books. It's always been about books for me. Reading them. Making them. Writing them. Collecting them. Lending them. Borrowing them. The written word opening doors and taking me to new worlds. When I was... Read more →

I've been writing poetry again recently. Delighting in crafting songs with words to describe the world I see. I've been wanting to share them here for a while now but couldn't figure out how to do it. Instagram inspired me to type up the poem, photo style and then I... Read more →

Do you ever put something off for, well, forever? And when you finally get around to doing it discover it wasn't so hard after all? That was the story with me and making baba ganoush dip. Years ago I saw a tv show where you had to char the eggplant... Read more →