Life goals: More books please

I'm still working on draft two of my novel, but I'm also diving into reading more, and being intentional with reading goals, particularly reading or listening to more books in the mystery and non-fiction genres, and books by writers of color. So in that vein, here are some quick thoughts on my reading and writing... Continue Reading →

Happy National Black Literacy Day!

Happy National Black Literacy Day! Semicolon in Chicago, a bookstore and gallery space owned and operated by a Black woman, actively involved in literacy programs for the community, organized to get February 14th certified as National Black Literacy Day! ❀ In an article on LitHub, the bookstore owner DL Mullen describes her motivation for creating... Continue Reading →

Black History Month 2021

For Black History Month this year, I wanted to share some book recommendations I've seen on my feeds. I haven't read any of the books yet but will definitely be adding them to my TBR (To Be Read) list and spending some $$ on books! πŸ˜€ I also gave reparations today via Kinfolk Kollective, and... Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays!

Wishing you and yours a healthy, safe, and happy 2021! This year was, um, interesting, yes? Here's what I did in my 2020. I continue to work full time as a tech support person. I still solve fun problems for hospital software and enjoy working with my team. I'm not a fan of being on... Continue Reading →

Here goes!

Alright, NaNoWriMo - I hope I'm ready for you. The goal - write 50,000 words in the month of November. I'm as ready as I have ever been, and last night finished the latest draft of my outline. So here goes! A few of the podcasts/vlogs on my playlist:White HomeworkWriter's Detective BureauWriting ExcusesWriting with Jenna... Continue Reading →

Interlude

Hi friends! Wishing you all health and hope and peace. It sure has been an "interesting" few months. I wanted to drop a quick note to give an update on my work and call. I am currently "on leave from call", which for me means I am taking a break from leadership in church and... Continue Reading →

Exuberant Love 2018

Leo's Ordination and Circus Filled Fundraiser! July 2014, 2018 - We gathered to celebrate God's exuberant love for all and Leo's ordination as an ELCA pastor. We continued with a celebration of exuberant love in the community with a circus filled variety show and fundraiser for AIDS Walk Portland. You can check out the fantastic... Continue Reading →

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