WACOAN: Wacoan of the Year: LaDainian Tomlinson

This is my ninth time to write Wacoan of the Year, a lengthy profile for the WACOAN magazine of a person who has been in the news during the year. It was an honor to speak with LaDainian Tomlinson, who was inducted to the Pro Hall of Fame in August … [Read more]

WACOAN: Fail Better

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." Only a few of them are online, but I'm going to link to them over the next nine weeks. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, … [Read more]

WACOAN: All I Really Needed to Know, I Learned from ‘Into the Woods’

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." This was my last one. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, and I think it's also where I did some of my best work. Hope you … [Read more]

Poem for Marie Curie

I found my inspiration for this poem — as I often do — at The Writer's Almanac. November 7 was Marie Curie's birthday, and the biographical details about this scientist got me thinking about women and how we are perceived.   for Marie … [Read more]

WACOAN: Get Real

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." Only a few of them are online, but I'm going to link to them over the next nine weeks. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, … [Read more]

WACOAN: Red Tide. Blood Moon. Dead Fish.

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." Only a few of them are online, but I'm going to link to them over the next nine weeks. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, … [Read more]

WACOAN: Got Eggs?

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." Only a few of them are online, but I'm going to link to them over the next nine weeks. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, … [Read more]

WACOAN: NYC

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." Only a few of them are online, but I'm going to link to them over the next nine weeks. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, … [Read more]

‘Living the Season Well’ by Jody Collins

I started reading Jody Collins’ book, Living the Season Well: Reclaiming Christmas, shortly after Labor Day. I wish you could have started it then too. It was the perfect time — summer was over, it actually felt like fall (even in Texas), and there … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘Frederick’

published October 13, 2017 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2017/10/13/childrens-book-club-frederick/   … [Read more]