I must have brought some good luck back from my Key West writers’ workshop. After having placed “One More Turn of the Tide” in late January, I have placed two pieces in February.
On February 12, HumorOutcasts posted my thoughts on my love/hate relationship with playing the piano, “Piano Lessons.”
And yesterday, February 20, Broad Street Review ran my “paean to papers.” (An earlier version of this essay was published last November in our local weekly, the Swarthmorean…in print.)
P.S. One of my New Year’s resolutions — well, the only one, I think — is to be more orderly about managing this blog on my WordPress website. For 2018, I am going to post twice a month — the first Sunday of the month will be my “Month of Books” and the third Sunday of the month will be for announcements, like this one. (Yes, I have already missed my own “third Sunday” goal. As Geoffrey Rush says in Pirates of the Caribbean, these are just guidelines.)
On Friday, January 26, WHYY published my lament about the constant barrage of updates, upgrades, new operating systems, new stuff in general: “One more turn of the tide”
On Friday, November 17, our weekly paper, the Swarthmorean, ran my piece on Jon’s and my love affair with print newspapers. The wonderful irony is that the Swarthmorean‘s website runs only excerpts from the print issues, so I cannot share a link! I have, however, reprinted the full story on my own website. Read it here.
The weekend of October 7 was an exciting time in the new writing life of Kathy Taylor. Two of my essays were published.
“Lady and the Lamp,” my first essay for “Purple Clover,” was published on Saturday, October 7.
And “A Horse Is a Horse,” an updated version of an unpublished story I wrote decades ago, was published on October 8 on HumorOutcasts.
What a milestone!
“The True Measure of Time,” my second post for Donna Cavanaugh’s HumorOutcasts.com, was published last week on September 19.
I am happy to share that I am now a contributing writer for HumorOutcasts.com, a site founded by Donna Cavanaugh and dedicated to publishing a wide variety of “fresh, quality humor every day.” “It Can’t Be Labor Day…” is my first contribution, published last week.
The Philadelphia Inquirer published my essay “Sunday Routine — in the PA burbs” on Sunday, May 21, 2017, in their Currents section.
Broad Street Review published my essay “The Crossing at the crossroads” on Monday, May 1, 2017. I wrote about the importance of National Endowment for the Arts grants for professional musicians and arts organizations, such as The Crossing, Philadelphia’s Grammy-nominated chamber choir.
WHYY published my essay “Giving ourselves over to the wiles of Waze” on their NewsWorks website on Thursday, Oct. 13.