Mindful Writing is a lot like life which is a lot like dancing on a teeter-totter, “surrender” at one end and “control” at the other. When the desire for control takes over, I buckle down, work harder,
Today’s entry is about what I call “Haiku Memoir,” that shares some important characteristics with Improvisational Theatre (what I wrote about last time). Both Improv and Haiku Memoir are HUGE fun. They’re brief. They’re
One of my dominant memories from growing up was how often I thought I had arrived at the top of the mountain, only to discover that just across the ridge was … the next mountain. I graduated from elementary
This Thanksgiving, I’d like particularly to express my gratitude to the 12 intrepid souls who spent the last 10 weeks with me in my Memoir & Mindfulness class in Ashland, OR. Their writing was brave and hopeful and true.