Living with OLDS isn’t easy. I basically wake up each morning in a state of panic until I’m sure that everyone, including the OLD dog, […]
D.D. Wood started her writing career as a singer-songwriter for Walt Disney’s Hollywood Records, and received rave reviews for the solo albums that followed -- Tuesdays are Forever; Songs for the Red King. D.D. began writing her first YA novel, The Year I Lost You, through a fellowship to the Vermont Writer’s Studio and has now completed her second novel, Punk Rock Princess, and is currently working on her memoir, Saturday Stories and her third album, The Sunday Sessions. Favorite shape - Ellipse. Favorite fruit - Raspberry.
I wanted a vacation. A break from the stress of the world. A week away from the hustle and bustle of my busy classroom and […]
When my children were growing up, Thanksgiving morning signified the beginning of the BIG CHRISTMAS PUSH. Why? Well, because it was Thanksgiving morning that our […]
I have never hid the fact that I like to brawl. You can ask anyone: even my students. I am not proud of my violent […]
Bukowski was not a man I loved early in life. I remember one of my male acquaintances, a member of a well-known local punk band, used […]
It started out as a simple plan. The Olds, tired of Jack-in-the-Box salads and McDonald’s apple turnovers decided they would make a night of it. […]
Many years ago when my youngest child was barely two, I left the baby to be watched by his favorite people: His father, Joe, and […]