I started writing the second book in the Boogie Beach series, and hit a wall. The lockdown, the unfolding pandemic, and the stress of trying to be safe while living in a country that couldn't seem to put on a mask left me too stressed to work. So the book dragged on. And on. Normally… Continue reading The Forever Book
I'm a sunrise person, I always have been. Sunsets are wonderful, and I've wound many a day down watching the sun slip away, alone or with loved ones, and the moments resonate, but there is an intangible sense that accompanies the rise, the seduction of potential, of possibility, that calls my spirit. When I decided… Continue reading Looking to the Rise
2020 was complicated. Scary. It demanded flexibility. Upending to many, terminal to some. 2020 did not care if you were ready, if you wanted change, or whether you had plans. Inside the chaos, lives flourished, relationships changed, patterns were broken. Art was created by new artists in unexpected places. Balconies became choral concert halls, storage… Continue reading New Year, New Ways
On Facebook, a friend posted that this has been the worst year ever, and asked if others felt the same. This got me thinking, because yes, 2020 was complicated, but not due to things I could control. For me, 2019 stacked more lessons, bruises, and pressure. I came into that year feeling that change loomed;… Continue reading Christmas, 2020 Style
16 years ago, I started a blog to ponder things that interested me, and ended up in the wave of bloggers that took off over the following couple of years. But... It's been far too long since I've mused aloud. Maybe Facebook created a venue for that, but I'd rather ramble here. I hope you'll… Continue reading Welcome!
I owned and managed the Sun Dance Pier. Locals called it “The Boogie” but on the license it’s ‘Boogie Beach Crab Shack.’ At sixteen, I started waiting tables, then moved to the bar. Now, I was way past that, but I looked hot and saw the whole situation, so I’ve been the owner/manager for the… Continue reading Snippet from Boogie Beach: The Record, Book 1
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