Tag Archives: personal essays

Farewell to LiveJournal

I started blogging in March 2004 when my daughter learned to roll over by herself.  I was a new mom with a preemie who’d had colic.  In fact, I often quoted Marvin the Paranoid Android to myself: “Here I am, … Continue reading

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True Obsession

My obsession is with the truth. I suppose that’s because I did not feel I could tell my own truth for so long. I grew up as a flannel-wearing farm girl who had a thing for other girls, which I … Continue reading

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Complete Personal Essay Publications

THIS MORBID LIFE, coming soon from Renaissance Books, collects the following essays: • “The Most Morbid Thing I’ve Ever Done?” about having a premature baby, Morbid Curiosity #8, May 2004. • “True-Life Romance,” about taking prom pictures in Glenwood Cemetery … Continue reading

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