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Vision

As a dying hurricane flings gusty winds at Seattle, and with them, tree limbs, power lines and a pantheon of …

Otherhood

Warning: this week’s blog post, a comedic romp into the realm of the sadly under-utilized gluteous maximus muscle, is now …

A Room of One’s Own

While it’s been many years since I’ve shared the cost of rent with someone, this isn’t to say that I …

Weights & Measures

Him:  We have to ask ourselves at a certain point in life if the goal isn’t how far we can …

What a Mother

Within the pantheon of idyllic perfection looms a lofty figure, one who overshadows beloved English professors, high school football coaches …

Little Things

Never write to settle scores. This, of course, is a great temptation for writers abused in some way. Rather than …

Embodiment: You Are Here

You know those large, illuminated maps in shopping malls, the ones bearing a big red dot with the words, YOU …

Rules

Must the Gun Always Fire? (And Other Rules of Writing) was the theme of Friday night’s Hugo House Literary Series …

Elevation

They say that, to remedy a fear of heights, one should concentrate on looking left and right like windshield wipers. …

Vacancy

Today, my friend Kim leaves Seattle to return home to Ohio. It felt important to talk on the phone one …

Girls

For only children, friends are everything. When I was young, I wasn’t able to articulate this –I didn’t necessarily call …

Servants and Leaders

One of a 72-person cohort, I spent the past week wrapping my head around the concept of servant leadership in …

Feet First

After wading through my firm’s annual marketing report and compiling an inventory of my own literary works for EDGE class …

Application

Name: Gabriela Denise Frank Occupation: Do you mean the title on my business cards or that I’m a writer? Your …