2019: Year in Review

Here's a high-level review of my 2019 December 2018:  I went surfing two days before Christmas. I celebrated three-years since I quit drinking having coffee with friends at the Roundabout Diner. January 2019: I spent a couple of approximately a thousand dollars emergency medical treatment and spent the month sick and in pain due to... Continue Reading →

2018: Year in Review

Here's a high-level review of my 2018 December 2017: I celebrated two years since I quit drinking with friends at The Green Elephant. January 2018:   I was reunited with my Mark Gonzales Skateboard after a long separation. February 2018: I interviewed Lori Tiernan for Portsmouth Living Magazine March 2018: I interviewed Eva Marino for... Continue Reading →

2017: Year-in-Review

  Here's a high-level review of my 2017 December 2016: I celebrated one-year since I quit drinking with friends at STREET. I celebrated New Years' Eve by volunteering at First Night Portsmouth. January 2017:  I picked up a new freelance & consulting marketing client. February 2017: I went skateboarding & snowboarding for the first time... Continue Reading →

26 Things I’ve done during my first year of sobriety.

1. December 2015: I traded in my JAMIS commuter bicycle and put my trade-in credit towards an EVO, Classic City Sport, City Bike, Black, Step-Thru (2015) from Pedal Power on the day I decided to quit drinking (12/20/2015) and celebrated my first alcohol-free Christmas riding bicycles. 2. December 2015: I celebrated my first non-drinking New Years' Eve... Continue Reading →

Youth Poetry Series Host

Dear Readers, Here's an update of what I've been up to for the past half-year. January 2016: I kept reading and writing. February 2016: I kept writing and reading. March 2016: I went to the book launch at 3s Artspace for The Penny Poet of Portsmouth and saw friends of Robert Dunn read his poems. And I... Continue Reading →

Portsmouth Writers’ Salon goes on sabbatical

Dear Reader, Happy New Year! Here's an overview of my past six months. July 2015: Portsmouth Writers' Salon goes on sabbatical. August 2015: I read and read, and I wrote, and I wrote. September 2015: I worked with Amy Ray and Laura Horwood-Benton at the first-ever Local Authors' Fair at the Portsmouth Public Library. October 2015:... Continue Reading →

Writers in the Round

Dear Readers, Happy Mid-Summer! Here's an update of my past six months. January 2015:  I wrote a review of The Poet’s Tale; Lady Wentworth edited by Tammi J. Truax for publication. February 2015:  I kept writing and reading. March 2015:  I kept writing and reading. April 2015: I met with Amy Ray and Laura Horwood-Benton to... Continue Reading →

Rejection Letters

Dear Reader, The word for today is "Rejection." I am told that actually receiving rejections letters versus no response is a good thing. I am receiving many of those, disheartening as it feels, I am at least testing the waters. July 2014: I read and read, and I wrote and wrote. I was invited by... Continue Reading →

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