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First Rehearsal Reveals

Listen to Your Mother Show Plumas County show is underway. First rehearsal in the bag. Find out the cast of characters for our 2017 show. I’m proud to be back directing the LTYM show in Plumas County one more time! It’s … Continue reading

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…A Christmas Letter…Blog Style….

As I write this , the sky is bright baby blue. There is snow on the mountains, but none on the ground. It is icy cold, but not in a bitter way. There is some hopefulness in me and in … Continue reading

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Vagabond (children & sisters)

I make it home alone after 13 hours of driving in the dark night. We barely stopped to eat or drink. My sister used her last bit of cash for a motel room in Quincy (she’ll stay in motels for … Continue reading

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Vagabond (Somewhere outside of Reno)

  It’s hard to stay awake your thoughts, the darkness and the wind the white line of the 395 I’ve been playing music trying to drown out the silence that consumes all of us. our aunt offers to have us … Continue reading

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Listen to Your Mother Show Finale 2017

I am pleased to announce that I will be directing and producing the Listen to Your Mother Show in Plumas County one last time! LTYM is having a final season in 2017 and Plumas County will be part of that … Continue reading

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They Recorded the Words but They Can’t Hear Them

I was at a board meeting when I heard the principal of the local high school talk up his experience in leadership. Most of his sentences were punctuated with the words, “when I got my doctorate” or “ I worked … Continue reading

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a Whimper

A recent piece I wrote as my alter ego, Maggie Wells. http://www.plumasnews.com/story/2016/02/24/opinion/my-turn-quiet-lessons-of-nearing-death/846.html

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On Being THE ONLY LATINA on a Rural College Campus

To be honest, I didn’t move up to Plumas County thinking I was going to be the only Latina/o teaching on a rural college campus. It didn’t occur to me that there would be a shortage of us on campus … Continue reading

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I WANT TO BUY A REAL BOOK

As most people reading this blog know, I live in a rural community which means wanting to support local mom and pop booksellers is a bit of a hard luck story. In a county of under 20,000 we have two … Continue reading

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The Last Semester Begins

Tomorrow morning will more than likely start the last semester of my teaching career. Technically I am too young to retire. But sometime last summer I realized that it just doesn’t matter that I’m an excellent teacher anymore. I’m not … Continue reading

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