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San Francisco College of Mortuary Science was impressive. Considered the best in the country, it stood in a yellow, Romanesque building on the corner of Dolores and 29th streets. 883 more words


As a one-woman small business, I am responsible for cranking up the gears each morning and overseeing their function throughout the day. My ship runs pretty smooth and on course, but owning a successful small business is more than just a smooth ride. 934 more words


Being an everyday actor

How to be an everyday actor

  • When asked what is your profession, reply with I dabble in the arts and then smirk.
  • When asked what are your hobbies, reply with…
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Write Right

Danger Monkey, age 10: “So are you an author now? What about your other job?”

Me: “Yes, I’m an author and I published a book, but mostly I still do my regular job.” 29 more words


In no perfect order….

Sharp pencils. There is nothing like a sharp pencil. I feel like I could open a book of white paper and write forever, the sharp tip of my instrument creating beautiful words and imagery. 691 more words


One perfectly sunny Thursday in San Francisco I crashed the funeral of Joe DiMaggio, the elegant Yankee Clipper. It was in invite-only service; the hubbub in the park across the street was that none of the Yankees had been invited.  312 more words


Two men practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

I discovered Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu because of my overabundance of restless energy. I had been teaching Ballroom Dance at a private college for years with wonderful dance partner, Scotty the Body, and we finally got hip to the fact I could audit a class each term. 879 more words