Writing As Resistance

Posted by Rachel on May 17, 2017 in action, characters, current event, emotion, inspiration, plot, teaching, writing |

Since the feeling of helplessness regarding the state of affairs in our world continues to bother a lot of writers, I thought that’s what I’d talk about this week on my li’l ol’ blog here. This isn’t specific to any one problem or any single annoyance *cough*CheetoThunderfucker*coughs* since I feel like this could be applicable […]


A Thankful Writer

Posted by Rachel on November 21, 2012 in best of, emotion, idols, inspiration, Lisa Tener, teaching, writing |

This week’s post will be giving thanks to everyone who has helped me in the past year and what I am most thankful for as the beloved American tradition of stuffing our faces rolls around again. First of all, I am thankful for my wonderful family and friends that put up with endless hours of me talking […]


The Cooking Comfort Zone and How to Get There

Posted by Rachel on August 8, 2011 in breakfast, foodieventure, how-to, teaching |

Does the idea of baking a cake from scratch terrify you? Is the only option for ethnic food take out? Do you laugh (and maybe cry) at the suggestion of homemade bread? Well, you’re not the only one. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. In five steps, you can transform your kitchen skills […]


Night Hike

Posted by Rachel on October 9, 2010 in audbudon, nature, teaching |

As the sunset, I excitedly ventured to the Norfolk audubon society of Massachusetts to work a night-time program for eagerly awaiting boy scouts and girls scouts. I had previously worked to inform young minds about the wonders of the night on several occassions, but they could not compare to the experience I had last night. As […]

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