juggling

Sorry I’ve been absent here lately. Over the 4th, I was up and down to my mom’s cabin on the days I had off. (The girls and D were up there the whole week.) Then I flew to the Adirondacks for my aunt’s memorial service. There is more I’d like to say about that, but it needs its…

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reading tonight at magers and quinn booksellers

I’m still glowing from the weekend at the 1st River Teeth Nonfiction Conference in Ashland, Ohio. The. Best. Conference. Ever. I’ll do a full post about it on Friday, because I don’t have anyone lined up for the blog tour that day. So stay tuned for some nuggets of wisdom from the brilliant writers who…

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kudos

I’ve spent the last few days obsessively reading the New York Times and listening to public radio as they cover the devastating shootings in Arizona. I can’t stop thinking of the victims’ families, and I feel heartsick about the whole thing. But today I want to focus on something positive. I *will* be positive. Here…

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mother words podcast!

I’m excited to announce that the Good Enough Moms podcast of the 4th Annual Mother Words Reading is now available. Check it out! A huge thank you to Marti, Erin, Luke, and Stacy at Good Enough Moms for all their work getting this ready!

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the reading, the reading

I have been meaning to post about the Mother Words Reading for a week now. But the days have been vanishing before my eyes. I have been busier this last week than I have been in a long time (and of course it’s not as if I’m usually lolling around the house eating bonbons). I’ve…

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tonight!

Please come down to The Loft Literary Center at the Open Book in Minneapolis tonight for the 4th Annual Mother Words Reading featuring the wonderful Hope Edelman and Bonnie J. Rough. Where: Target Performance Hall, Open Book When: 7 – 9 p.m. There will also be a special opening act by Darcey Engen, Maria Asp,…

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3rd annual benefit for hunger

I have never gone to bed hungry. My children have never gone to bed hungry. But countless children in the United States do go to bed hungry, every night. What are we going to do about it? September is Hunger Action Month. Here are the facts: * 50% of the households that benefit from food…

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4th Annual Mother Words Reading

I am thrilled to announce that authors Hope Edelman and Bonnie J. Rough will be joining me in Minneapolis for the 2010 Mother Words Reading! Thursday, October 7 – 7 pm The Loft Literary Center Open Book, Minneapolis Hope Edelman is the author of five nonfiction books: the international bestseller Motherless Daughters (1994), which was…

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a week of readings

I’m coming off an awful case of strep throat, which turned me into a serious whiner last week. But I’m back to normal now—with only an occasional whine here and there—and I’m excited about a couple of readings I’ll be going to this week. On Thursday evening, I’m going to take my mom to the…

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