Landing on Dryland

Now that DRYLAND has been out and about for a month, I’m reminiscing about how I got the words out of my head. There was one solid year of rumination, followed by a solid year of writing. During that period, I often made fake cover images — as a way to inspire me and to help me identify what exactly I was trying…

Game for Anything

Kenya is the only place that can slow this sprinter down. I never look at the clock. I feel no hurry to get through the day, or the night. Nothing passes in a blur. I move along at the pace of the human race around me.  Sometimes at a complete standstill with my surroundings and myself. Fearless, not reckless. What Kenya…

Preorder the Book that took a Lifetime to Write

The time has come to offer you my new memoir, DRYLAND: One Woman’s Swim to Sobriety, now available for pre-order on Amazon. I’ve waited years, decades for this moment. Exactly how much time has gone into this book? Oh, just my entire lifetime. Twenty years as a champion swimmer in Florida. One-and-a-half years as half-assed Peace Corps Volunteer…