Northwest Writer


Three of my published essays:

When I was eight years old my family started going on Friday nights to watch the Albuquerque Dukes play baseball at Tingley Field, across from the Rio Grande Zoo. In the early 1950’s it was already an old ballpark, with… Continue reading

I consider myself a woman of scant makeup, yet two minutes’ digging in a drawer turned up these lipsticks: Alba TerraTints Lip Balm (Blaze), Neutrogena Lip Color 235 (Black Cherry Bloom), five tubes Garden Botanika Natural Color (Amethyst, Clove, Bayberry,… Continue reading

You are emptying the house your parents lived in for sixty years. You are deciding the fate of every item, from a blue-and-white Delftware tile on the wall to the blond-wood Acrosonic piano you practiced on as a teen. You… Continue reading