Bosnian Stories

Working on Bosnian Stories. These are personal experiences and insights about a place that has deep meaning for me, a place that I am attached to through family, through love. Stories of memories: seeds and pictures pieced together, morphed over time, with an almost magical life of their own. My […]

Mary Day Celebrations

Every year women friends and I celebrate the iconic presence of the Mother Mary in our lives. This honoring of what she represents, mother and nourishment – whether spiritually or in the framework of religion is celebrated around the world on the 15th of August. It is the Catholic holiday […]

The Horned Girl & Other Bedtime Stories

These pictures stir fleeting memories in various stages of my childhood – and  deeply, so that I am suddenly floating in someone’s bed – maybe between Baka and Dedo, they are reading the Bible and I am looking at the pictures in my Grimm Fairy Tales book, snuggled or […]

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German Step Potatoes

I have a picture in my mind. It is of me. I am maybe 3 or 4, sitting on the front steps to the house I live in with my mother and grandparents in a small village in southern Bavaria. It is still early morning, almost Spring.  The sun […]

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