Category Archives: Moment of Beauty

Beautiful moments captured in writing.

When writing moves you

Yesterday I attended a Hazel Reading in San Francisco. The Hazel Reading Series features eclectic and experimental work by female writers. Each month, the current readers nominate the readers for the following month, so the voices are an ever-evolving, ever-expanding dialogue on a … Continue reading

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1 BART ticket, 1 homeless guy, and $3 in nickels

Last week needed to take the train into San Francisco to go to an event. I put a $10 bill into the ticket machine and subtracted $3 because I only needed $7 for a round-trip ticket. The machine printed my … Continue reading

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Going to Readings

As part of my residency, I decided to go to some readings. There are lots of readings in the San Francisco Bay Area, one almost every night of the week. Here are some tips for going to readings: Show up … Continue reading

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Power to the nerds!

I wanted to share these because they make me happy.

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Overheard in the Willits Dollar Tree parking lot

Overheard in the Willits Dollar Tree parking lot, “…yeah, I was gonna get that tatooed on my neck. He was gonna pay for it and Mama was gonna drive me there.”

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