Memoir, Nursing Stories

WHAT DOES AGE HAVE TO DO WITH IT?

I made an ageist comment. It didn’t seem ageist at the time. I was sitting in the second row of a packed room at Flyleaf Bookstore in Chapel Hill as Pat Schneider finished reading from her new book, How The Light Gets In. I came to hear Pat for two reasons. One, I wanted to… Continue reading WHAT DOES AGE HAVE TO DO WITH IT?

Memoir, Nursing Stories, Writing the Book

WRITING RETREAT

“Something looks back from the trees,/and knows me for who I am.” -- American poet, Jane Hirshfield.  I spent five days at Wildacres in Little Switzerland, North Carolina at a writers' retreat: The Powerful Narrative lead by Carol and Bill Henderson this past September. My good friend, Lois Roelofs, flew in from Chicago to join me. Without phones,… Continue reading WRITING RETREAT