Marching with 1 Billion Rising

It’s Carnival time here in New Orleans! That means parades, parties, and…protests? Yep. When someone told Emma Goldman “it did not behoove an agitator to dance,” she responded: “I want freedom, the right to self-expression, everybody’s right to beautiful, radiant things.”  YES! In that spirit, on Sunday I participated in a One Billion Rising Revolution […]

How dancing informs my writing

As a writer, I am absorbed in the element of air most of the time. Imagination, inspiration, thought, intellect–these are my primary tools, and when I write, I pull things seemingly from the air and create something that is passed through the ether to the reader. Communicating through the eyes, the mind, occasionally (for me) […]