Category Archives: Media

Capital Gains Media Profile

Thanks, Lansing Capital Gains, for profiling me in your series “Choosing Lansing!” The article was published September 14. I greatly appreciate the skill of photographer David Trumpie and witty word of author Patrick Diehl demonstrated by the piece. And a … Continue reading

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Lasing State Journal Review

Many thanks to Ray Walsh for his review of “Circle. . .Home” in the Lansing State Journal: “Collection of poetry, prose is rooted in mid-Michigan area.” The online version dates September 10, while the print edition runs today September 11. … Continue reading

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Greater Lansing Woman Profile

In July, the monthly magazine Greater Lansing Woman profiled me in its arts section – “Poetry inspires reflection.” Journalist Anne Erickson phoned in May for an interview, much to my delighted surprise. We spoke about poetry and my forthcoming book … Continue reading

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HerStories Fest 2011

Tonight I visit IMPACT89FM, student radio of Michigan State University, on the program Exposure. Emily Fox interviews me about HerStories Fest (read more below) during her weekly segment Michigan Storytelling. I also will read new poetry from my set in … Continue reading

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Story Survives

I’ve struggled with words for weeks, scribbling and setting aside an account of the peaceful protest I attended October 1 outside the Ingham County Prosecutor’s office; see my photos on Flickr.  I cannot capture the essence of that experience and … Continue reading

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A young man began playing piano as I viewed the woodcut “American” by Shaqe Kalaj, we two the only people in the Art Lounge at the University of Michigan Union. We were far from lonely, though, surrounded by voices of … Continue reading

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More News on HerStories

The HerStories Project kicked off on March 6 with a festive group. Storytellers Jean Bolley (Lansing Storytellers) and Lynette Brown (Michigan Women’s Historical Center) in character as Elizabeth Cady Stanton began the afternoon followed by the workshop “Journaling through change” … Continue reading

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News on HerStories

Press is picking up about The HerStories Project including an interview with Bonnie Bucqueroux from Lansing Online and a plug by Bill Castanier published in LON and the Mittenlit Blog. LON also invited me to write from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Regina Holliday: A Perfect Storm

Regina Holliday is a health-care reform activist. She is powered by love for her late husband Fred, who was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer last spring and died on June 17 at the age of 39. A week after … Continue reading

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29 May 2009

These two weeks back to Belgium surprisingly are tender. I miss my birthland and loved ones more than during the initial phase of of relocation (summer 2008). Nonetheless I’m planting my first garden, learning about self-employment, and meeting other expats. … Continue reading

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