Archive for the ‘Travel Writing’ Category

Somehow I managed a few late night writing sessions, and finally finished my first blog for Peace Corps Worldwide–an online community for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.  My PCWW blog is called “Post-PCV, Post-Feminist!” My first piece is called “Just a Little off the Top,” and it’s about my vagina. Sorry, Mom. Well, I can cross […]


Mis Huevos Epilogue I can’t leave the IVF doctor looking like a condescending ass. I mean, I could, but I won’t. Because every appointment we became more and more human to each other. He was quickly concerned about me, my hormone levels, my Alice in Wonderland follicles growing too fast, too soon. He told me […]


India I bought Ryan and myself tickets to India one afternoon after giving myself an ultimatum, noose in one hand and Expedia dot com on the other.  Change, or get out of here.  I decided to change.  India seemed like one of those transformational places you go when you really, really hate everything and need […]


I wrote this as part of a longer piece on Sri Lanka that I queried to a publication two months ago.  Hell.  My blog is lonely.  I hate waiting on queries.  Once it took Hana Hou over a year to reject a query.  In the meantime between rejections… enjoy. I am philosophically against the reproduction […]


My first article from our Sri Lanka trip comes out this month in Issue 02 of Chromatic Magazine, available at Borders and Barnes & Noble in Hawaii. Yes, the kids are cute, but so is my syntax! Speaking of syntax, here’s the interaction of the month, from the Mokuleia climbing site: Hot Climber Chick: Hey, are […]