Tulips signify the return of Spring and every year I can’t wait until the first flowers emerge from the cold ground. A few years ago I learned Western Washington was a major grower of tulips. I had to see the fields.
They don’t disappoint. Acre upon acre of vibrantly colored flowers has a tendency to turn visitors giddy. I couldn’t help notice everyone in the fields [...]
Perhaps it was a bit ambitious, or dumb, to declare I’ll publish my book the same year my husband opens a second restaurant. But then again, maybe publishing a book is like having a baby. There’s never a perfect time to do it.
I figured out several weeks ago, that if I wanted to avoid freaking out in Fall [...]
I’ve found the best way for me to follow through with something is to tell everyone about it. So I’m going to share something with you that I’ve been keeping to myself. Here goes….
I’m hoping to
My goal is to
I AM going to publish IMMERSED in 2011.
There it is.
How much work do [...]
My kids and I descended on the restaurant on our way to the dinghy. They pulled off their shoes and tossed them in the entry way to the kitchen. Remy went to look for the cat, Simon climbed into the favorite flowering bush. I introduced myself to the new arrivals, a couple just beginning their honeymoon, [...]
I’m excited to share with you Immersed in the World, the new site for what used to be called “A Dream Made Truth”. I’ll continue sharing stories of travel, food and people, just like I have this past year.
You might also notice I’ve got a new title for my book: IMMERSED. An American Family, A [...]
The novel, Dog-heart, tells the story of an unlikely relationship that develops between Sahara, an educated middle class Jamaican woman, and Dexter, a boy from a ghetto who helps support his family through begging. The book alternates Sahara’s voice as narrator and Dexter’s local patois voice, and follows the complexities that unravel with Sahara’s desire [...]
While driving down a two-lane highway across a broad expanse of a brown Wyoming, a weathered non-DOT sign popped up on a post alongside the road. It read, “Sacajawea’s Grave” and an arrow pointed to the right. We had just entered Wind River Indian Reservation, I couldn’t bypass that old sign.
I hit the brakes and pulled into a gas station to [...]
With 2010 on it’s way out, it seems appropriate to summarize the year somehow, so I just added a new ”Best Of” page. Although this blog came to life in the end of 2009, all of these posts were written in 2010.
They are not only some of my favorites, but also they’re some of the most viewed posts (thank you for reading!).
I hope you [...]
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