Inspired Resolutions

The end of the year naturally evokes nostalgia, reminders of memorable moments from the past 12 months and thoughts of resolutions for the coming year. I thought I might set a few of these wishes for the new year to literature that has crossed my path in 2011... Live in the moment. Lesson learned from … Continue reading Inspired Resolutions

Fitzgerald’s Grave

There is a piece of art that has hung in my bedroom for the past twelve years. It's become a fixture in my life, something I pass by daily and occasionally take a moment to consider more deeply. In the Spring of 1999 while working at a high-tech PR firm in San Francisco, I received … Continue reading Fitzgerald’s Grave

Chapter One

I've stood on Jane Austen’s front porch, at the foot of John Keats’ bed and over Percy and Mary Shelley’s gravestone. Deep in the moors of Northern England, I hiked six miles in the rain to Emily Bronte's assumed motivation behind Wuthering Heights. A few years ago, I traveled to Scotland on a solo pilgrimage … Continue reading Chapter One