Category Archives: storytelling

Full Speed Ahead

So we are a scant seven and a half weeks  away from our third annual Listen To Your Mother show, Milwaukee!! I just gave myself a mini heart attack by counting down the days and weeks. Alexandra, Rochelle and I … Continue reading

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Holding space for stories

The art of storytelling is as old as the human race.  Our stories connect us.  We tell stories to remind of us where we have come from.  My girls love to hear stories about when they were babies.  January is … Continue reading

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In honor of a WWII veteran

My late paternal grandfather, John L. Pody, served as part of the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II.  He in the Aleutian Islands just off of Alaska.  His skill in fishing and hunting helped keep his fellow soldiers warm … Continue reading

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Share Your Story

Two weeks ago I participated in #ppdchat on Twitter.  I do not always go now, but I wanted to know how I could help.  The topic was minority mental health awareness week. This discussion was enlightening and uncomfortable.  I know … Continue reading

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My Writing Process

My sweet warrior mama friend Kristin of Little Mama Jama asked me to share about my writing process. 1. What am I working on?  I am working on two pieces to submit to two other blogs Stigmama and a series … Continue reading

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Interpretive Dance and Cheese Curds: LTYM Milwaukee 2014

I met Alexandra on Tuesday night for a celebratory post production meeting for Listen To Your Mother Milwaukee.  We celebrated with hot chocolate (for me) and coffee (for her).  We basked in the memories of our show.  We closed down … Continue reading

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Refilling My Cup

As we get closer to Milwaukee’s second annual Listen To Your Mother Show, I am being deliberate about filling my cup. As a co-director and co-producer, my job is to ensure that the show goes smoothly.  Our fearless national director, … Continue reading

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