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ODE TO THE LOWER EAST SIDE

Every journey begins with putting on your shoes. Or filling out an application for a scholarship to one of the best writing …

SKYROCKETS AND MAYHEM

I love astrology. I’ve been paying attention to what my Libra (Taurus ascending, Leo moon) life course is according to the stars …

DAVE BOODA AND DARKEN THE PAGE

If you’ve read Blue Moon Vegetarian, you know why this photo depicts a milestone. If you’ve ever renovated a kitchen, you also know …

INTANGIBLE ROSES

I love keeping track of oddities that pique my attention when I’m travelling, especially if there is wisdom or a note of …

GREAT WISDOM OF THE BODY

Phil and I recently acquired a modern television set. We held off because neither of us is in the habit of replacing things until they’ve …

#BlueMoonLove

The magical second time around. Good for lovers and careers, but not so good for bank robbers. More bank robbers get away with …

COMING SOON—BLUE MOON VEGAN

It was ejected from my computer the day of its original deadline, sidelined while the photographer waited out the last days of a difficult pregnancy, lost …

CLEARWATER WOMEN

Seven of us. All women. All writers. Spanning the decades. Mothers, daughters, sisters, spouses, grandmothers. All but two strangers to each other. …

BETWEEN WORLDS

I’ve spent the past two weeks with my aging parents, helping them navigate the here and now while trying to survive myself in …

JOURNEY IMPERFECT

The moment every writer dreads: turning on the computer to your most current project, only to find it missing, gone, vanished into the …

VEG STEREOTYPE BUSTER #1

Vegetarian Stereotype #1–Vegetarians are Wimpy Hippies Who Eat Nothing But Salad Oh come on. Do you really think entire cultures would shun …

HEARTFELT AND PLANT-BASED

Tonight will be the last of a series of sessions about plant-based cooking I’ve been conducting at one of our great local …

PENNY SAVED/PENNY EARNED

Yep. I agree. Uh huh. Yep, yep, that is right. You are correct. Yes, organic food is more expensive than non-. Yes, …

ARE YOU A CHAMPION?

My wonderful and hardworking book manager came up with this great list of things friends and family and fans of Blue Moon Vegetarian can …