A. Try to write with humanity, understanding but never judging
A. Pat Tillman, except he's dead. He gave up huge money to serve his country and he died needlessly.
A. Completing the last sentence of the last paragraph of a book or article whose writing has meant a lot to me but has been hard...and then watching my favorite TV show with my fellow-author husband and getting a phone call from our son about his new professional triumph; then walking outside to one of the meadows I've created at our country home. And being grateful to be alive and making it through in the creative life I chose for myself.
A. Having a son, Jonathan Kelly, who is beyond terrific (but I don't take credit for it; he gets the credit)
A. being a singer-songwriter, like my GIRLS