Last week, I spoke for 125ish students at The Ohio State University. I am very ashamed to admit it was one of the first times in a long time that I felt completely prepared. I gave the message prep and delivery-practice adequate time. It showed! I was pretty nervous for about 8 hours until talk […]
Sex. Abuse. Jesus. Poverty. Prostitution. Slam Poetry. Coulda killed me.
Dave & I saw these dudes perform today. They are Gabe & Kirk of Kinetic Affect, masters of spoken word / slam poetry. They were some kind of amazing. Super deep. Awesome. Engaging, raw, challenging & over-the-top talented. I was affected. What struck me about their pieces was how real-life it was. They spoke of […]
It’s in the Bag
Because my husband also came home with a really cool blue Urbana bag, I thought I’d re-post \”targetshoppers\” recent blog about a really cool bag story… “My husband came home from Urbana with this really cool new bag. When I commented on it, he said, “you should hear the story behind it.” And so, I heard […]
I have a dream (too)
Around this time last year I met a friend of the very gifted author, Ann Lamott. My friend, N. made me downright blush as she said I, Grace Biskie reminded her of “Annie” and said she would love to pass on my memoir manuscript to her for a possible jacket cover recommendation! (This would be beyond […]
What good can come from Detroit?
You probably won’t have a hard time believing me when I say I often have to ask myself, “is this blog more appropriately expressed in my private journal or should I just click that “publish” button over on the right?” I guess this one fits into both because for some reason I’d really like to […]