Hi, I’m glad you are here.

Sometimes we have to get out of our own way to explore what's on our minds. This web site is where I come to do just that. The time for tip-toeing around what's messy, tough, and uncomfortable is long over. I am too old to pretend I have no opinions, or to worry more that my words may offend than that I would say nothing worthy of anyone taking offense - though that is certainly not my intent. 

Books. Stories. Essays. Short posts. Whatever the format or subject matter, I write to examine the source of my thoughts and feelings as a woman over 60 who is growing older in these uncertain times.

Some of my writing may be humorous. Some, a bit cynical. Some comes from that place deep inside where imagination, pain, and frustration bubble up to create resilience. Whatever I write, however, I hope my words provide reason to think. Otherwise, I won’t be doing my job.

So, welcome. I'm glad you are here.

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Curious to learn more?

Check out the Book Page and see if my new book, "Stories from the Cosmic Grill" is a good fit for you. I'm betting it is.

Here’s where you’ll catch me on Facebook and Twitter.

If you have a question, or just want to get in touch about something, stop by the Connect Page and send me an email.

Thanks for joining me on this journey.

                                                               - gail