Lit

A plaque on the Salem Tavern says, “George Washington slept here.” It’s true, it’s well documented, and my daughter doesn’t care. She’s not a fan.  She hasn’t been since...

Painting leaves of many colors Like a robe once worn Forever young   Sewing quilts of many colors Like house guests of old Come back again   Beading all the many colors Like...

At eight years old we know weather advisory gray, know what is coming. We all have our discs at home, the wax to make them fast. Sleds, snow...

“A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.” — Frank Capra   Last year, I wrote my seventh book, American Blonde. I had originally handed the...

Birds hang Emma Fox’s laundry. She is the State Flower of Long Island. Emma Fox sits next to me in chorus class and I hope there’s scientific...

I could sense they were looking around the room at each other, wondering why I was no longer talking. Some covered smiles with their...

I was just starting to sit down to the piano when I wrote this song. I wanted to write about having to do something...

On the Interstate, my daughter tells me she only has two questions.  I’m relieved because she usually has two hundred. I say, Okay, let’s have them, and...

Traveling to the house of born and raised, I dredge a map from muscle memory.   If I said the bones called me home, I’d be taking the...

The first step in stealing a car is to put gas in it, and that’s because even though teenaged girls like myself have airhead...

BUZZ

video

The trailer for Moana is finally here! I've been looking forward to seeing Disney's princess from the Pacific Islands on the big screen, and I'm...