• My Pandemic Breakup

    A lot of relationships have ended during the coronavirus. Well, the pandemic breakup curse has recently befallen me too: I have parted ways with my long-term love, BodyCombat. Many of you know the strength of our bond and the depth of our connection, so this news may shock you. In order for us all to find healing, I will answer…

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  • Forever

    My poem, Forever, was an exercise in metre, end rhyme, internal rhyme, and assonance for my poetry class. I received this feedback: ‘despite some excellent lines, and great technical skill,… Read More

  • Postcards From The Pandemic

    These were Facebooks updates I posted during the second half of 2020. So much excitement! Postcard #1 – August 3, 2020 Hi everyone. How are you guys doing? We are… Read More

  • Coming Soon

    I’m committing to sharing my art and calligraphy journey – however embarrassing my early efforts turn out to be! As with my poems, my goal is to keep creating, keep… Read More

  • Haiku #1

    A haiku using the traditional 5, 7, 5 syllable structure and a 'cutting' at line the third line. Ce problème me tient beaucoup à coer. (On a theme deeply dear to my heart.) Read More

  • Reading, Watching, Thinking

    Hello friends. How are you doing? Here’s what I’ve been… Reading – I’ve finally weaned myself off the comforting detective novels that were pretty much all I read over the past… Read More

  • The Bud of Mended Bones

    I wrote this poem for my husband when one of his mentors, HubSpot CEO Brian Halligan, suffered a snowmobile accident. The Bud of Mended Bones Oh Snowmobile! Hath done thy… Read More

  • How To Survive The Rest Of The Pandemic

    Ah, life in a global pandemic. This has been quite the boon for some, like billionaires with massive online businesses; and yeast. For others it’s meant the heartbreak of having… Read More

  • How To Be An Introvert In An Extrovert World

    So… I’ve decided to fully embrace my inner introvert (and let’s be honest, outer introvert). It’s awkward because I’m not a hugger. Anyway, I have a BRAND NEW BOOK: How… Read More

  • Hello Ugg Boots

    With apologies to Simon & Garfunkel. PS I only ever wear them at home! Hello Ugg Boots My Old Friends Hello Ugg boots my old friendsI’ve come to walk in… Read More

  • Social Media Overload: How To Detox In 7 Simple Steps

    As an introvert I’ve always enjoyed social media and seen it as a delightful way to connect, yet without the overwhelm that goes with too much peopling. But lately that’s… Read More