Memoir – the art of telling your story, through your eyes, with the hope of revealing its truths.


Dad at The Broadmoor, 1945

Read my essay: “The Broadmoor,” on the Story Circle Network website, October, 2020.

See more writing credits here. Also, please check out another blog I’m participating in during the Coronavirus pandemic at Wise Women Write.


My husband said to the realtor, “we really want a house with an interesting back yard.” The back yard of the house we moved to in May has four crepe myrtles, five feet high, and a large cement patio. No overhang. No shade. No garden. Read More here.


Chrismas, 1955

Mother of My Invention: Your Genes Don’t Tell the Whole story is my account of searching for the mother who was lost to schizophrenia before I was born. Who was this woman? Who are we, if we can’t know where we came from? Sometimes the answers lie in surprising places. Read more here.