Creativity: Ways of Seeing

Creativity: Ways of Seeing

My poor neglected blog!  I first started it so that I would have a platform to write, but I have been doing so much writing for my MFA program that I’ve had no time to spare for any other “scribblings”. We had our last Creativity class – the...
Ambivalence

Ambivalence

When I am living in America in my home with my husband and my cat, going to and from work every day, shopping at Whole Foods and following the news and affairs of this country, the sharpness of being a soul with a foot on two continents is less acute.  But going back...
Telling Times

Telling Times

I was just quickly catching up with last weekend’s New York Times Book Review before I leave, and read the review by Adam Kirsch of  “Letters From Johannesburg: Fifty years’ worth of essays from the Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer”.  Her...
Getting There

Getting There

As I dread the twenty-four hour trip ahead of me to Cape Town tomorrow, I’m remembering the stories my mother used to tell me about our ancestors making the trip to the Cape in 1815.  Whereas I can go back home every year or two, once they left home it was...

Well, what do you know…?!

Sent: Sunday, August 01, 2010 6:31 PM Subject: Re: Smile, Hon No. 13 What a marvelous, well-researched piece!  Thank you so much for submitting it, and I would be honored to run it in the next issue (No. 13) of “Smile, Hon, You’re in Baltimore!”,...

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