podcast host – author – teacher
Hi, and thanks for visiting me here!
I’m often called a Renaissance lady, to which I reply, “thank you.” Others have whispered the words overachiever and perfectionist behind my back, phrases I perceive as hardworking. And as for those who call me a dreamer, well, what they see as dreaming is more likely me planning for dreams to become realities. Or, a character has caught me in their silent web of communication, in which case, it’s best not to disturb.
Through my ancestors, I inherited a love of writing, reading, art, and travel, along with a deep sense of social justice and a love of nature and animals. I enjoy stories about people and their relationships with themselves, the dark and the light, and how they connect and affect the wider collective.
I believe reading matters because if you can read, you can learn, and if you can learn, you can make a difference in the world. And if you can read, please share the joy and read to another.
I invite you to listen to The Bookshop Podcast, read my books, and browse through essays and imagery old and new.
Buy Local. Read Global. Support Your Local Indie Bookshop.
Each week in the Bookshop Podcast, we visit a different independent bookshop, delve into what makes each one unique, introduce the wonderful people who work there, and discover what their customers are reading and loving.
From my blog
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