Category Archives: Bullying

The Crack and the Light at Highland Park High School


“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” ~~Leonard Cohen On Friday, I was honored to participate in the Highland Park Literary Festival. I was first greeted by several parents who had dedicated many long hours … Continue reading

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Liberty and Independence


As we begin our 4th of July celebrations, what better time to think about liberty and independence? Liberty: Freedom from control, interference, obligation, restriction, hampering conditions, etc.; power or right of doing, thinking, speaking, etc.,according to choice. Independence: Freedom from the … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Hate


As I continue working on the sequel to The Red Kimono, (tentatively titled Broken Dreams) I’ll be sharing some of the things I’ve found in my research for this historical fiction that takes place from 1957 to 1963. My story opens … Continue reading

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Bullying: An Infectious Disease


October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and I have a true story to tell. I have been bullied, and I believe as a result, I have also been a bully. My siblings and many of my friends know that as the … Continue reading

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