Archive for April, 2013

Johnny O’Callaghan’s Play Who’s your Daddy Opens in NYC

Johnny O’Callaghan’s Play Who’s your Daddy Opens in NYC

 

Johnny O’Callaghan has been a friend of my son’s for many years. I met him on one of my stays in Beverly Hills a while back. He is easily the most engaging, humorous, unencumbered Irishman I have ever encountered. So, imagine my surprise at hearing that Johnny had a young Ugandan son. How could this epitome of a free spirit, this young, single man with more lovers than intentions to marry, saddle himself with a baby? And I was not ...

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Get your Free e-book version of Split at the Root

Get your Free e-book version of Split at the Root

 

All week, from Monday April 22 through midnight Friday April 26, you can get a free e-book version of Split at the Root. Make sure you get your copy, tell friends!

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Split at the Root is Required Reading in College!

Split at the Root is Required Reading in College!

Professor Catana Tully addressing graduating classAs a morning person, my best hours are early in the day when I observe dawn slowly creep over the sky to warm up the horizon. I love dawn and I love going for an early hike with M’penzi, my faithful basenji.

Today I found an email from a German childhood friend in Guatemala. Feels as if friendships forged early in life remain ...

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Review on Goodreads

Review on Goodreads

This is a lovely review I just discovered on Goodreads!  Pamela J “got” Split and the way the story ends. She marked it “to read and re-read.” I’m psyched!

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Mar 08, 13

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Read from February 18 to 23, 2013

A powerful life story of the author’s efforts to learn of her parentage, which means she must decolonize her mind before she can love her Black-ness and whole ...

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The reading that launched Split at the Root.

The reading that launched Split at the Root.

Twenty five years ago, I had a powerful reading that launched my search of self and threw me into therapy. A few days ago, by sheer providence and on Facebook (!) I stumbled upon the tarot reader of long ago.

We agreed to meet in the early evening on a late summer day. She lived on the second floor of a two-story house on a picturesque, tree-lined avenue like so many in New England. I looked at the clear evening sky ...

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