I was born in upstate New York, among architecture, tulips, partisan politicians, and determined lawyers. Growing up, I lived in Hudson Valley river towns, and learned to appreciate thunderstorms, brilliant autumns, and old buildings empty of everything but secrets. I attended college and studied Creative Writing, but I was writing long before that - I wrote my first short story (horror) at age eight; my first poem followed at age thirteen. In 2007, I realized I needed a change - a big change. I packed up and moved to Seattle, Washington. It's very different from New York, but it's hands down the most beautiful city I've ever lived in. The people are different from New Yorkers too, but Seattleites have a charm all their own. Living in the Emerald City has a way of making one feel like Dorothy Gale.
Now I'm back in the Hudson Valley, and it's not the same place I left. I'm still trying to get a handle on what's changed... and what hasn't.
Like many things, TBD due to pandemic