Writing Tips & Musings

January 23, 2017

Why I March and Why Marching Isn't Enough

I am proud to have been one of the 10,000 here in Santa Cruz and one of the millions across the world who vowed not to accept what I cannot change, but to change what I cannot accept.

July 14, 2016

Revitalizing a River, Strengthening a Community

People visit Santa Cruz from all over the country to sunbathe on our beautiful beaches and explore our towering redwood forests. People don’t come here, however, for the San Lorenzo River. A celebration of the river called Meander, brought 200 people together to inspire community members to take part in revitalizing the under-appreciated waterway.

May 17, 2016

A Simple Practice That Will Make You a Better Blogger

Do you hit your head on the wall when trying to write a blog post for your company’s website? You’re not alone. It’s really hard to write about yourself and your business, but there's a simple practice that can make it much easier.

February 02, 2016

Nostalgia in San Francisco

San Francisco has always held an urban magic for me, probably because I grew up in a small town in the foothills. My family used to visit at least once a year, and every trip I would ride the cable cars through Union Square, hanging onto the handrail for dear life with the salty San Francisco air rushing past my face ...

September 17, 2015

The Coyote, the Copywriter, and her Domesticated Canine

Finding assurance in unexpected encounters.