Big news for my manuscript

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve signed with┬áthe Emma Sweeney Agency for what will be my debut novel. It’s kind of the most exciting thing that’s ever happened in my career, to be honest — although it sounds as though I’ll be revising the manuscript for a while! So how did it come about? In …

Forest walk

Not far from my house is this beautiful nature preserve. It contains these lush emerald ferns, as well as a misty lake where I’m thinking of hiding a magical sword. Stay tuned for updates.

O magazine, October issue!

I love writing for O! I’m thrilled to report that I have a very tiny piece in the October issue. The theme of the issue is “How to stop worrying and start living.” So, I wrote about how I survived a classic “stranger in a dark alley” attempted rape back in 2009. How on Earth …

Squirrel, interrupted

I was driving behind this woman who had a “Give Wildlife a BRAKE” sticker on her Prius, and a squirrel made a breakneck run for the other side of Westport Road, and guess what she did? She glanced in her rearview mirror, stuck her hand out the window and made an ambiguous hand signal which …

I bought a small blue house

So here’s something that happened. I purchased a small house. (1,124 square feet.) It is also blue! I might call it Wedgewood blue. It has a little garden. To move anything into the house you have to go up about a million stairs, but that’s cool because the stairs are picturesque and also nothing comes …

Buy the June issue of O!

For the love of all that is holy, please buy the June issue of O, the Oprah Magazine! Don’t make me tell you twice. In it you will find TWO little articles by ME! One is about our beloved lemon tree (Kay: “Our lemon tree is going to be famous?”), and the other is about …