Writing Life Stories: Last Session

Writing Life Stories: Last Session This class began as a series of sessions lasting four weeks. Students voted to continue the classes longer than originally planned. It’s been a wonderful couple of months coaching writers in the Life Stories class. A new session begins this next Tuesday. As promised, this last session dealt with predators and editors, who owns the rights to your work, and different methods of formatting your life stories. Everyone said they learned a lot and I hope they did. I’ll miss each and every one of the participants. One aspect I’d like the class to remember … Continue reading Writing Life Stories: Last Session

If Vegetables Could Talk: The Jill Foster story

If Vegetables Could Talk The Jill Foster story By Leneé Cobb Jill Foster survived five brain aneurysms. Why should she be normal? She surveyed the room with calm authority and zeroed in on the stranger. Smiling real big, she walked over, and extended her hand. “Oh, hi! I’m Jill. It is so wonderful to finally meet you.” Two sentences later, her flaws were showing. She has a marked speech impediment. Why is it that we are drawn to imperfect people? She has trouble reading too. How then did she write a book? The right side of her body is paralyzed, … Continue reading If Vegetables Could Talk: The Jill Foster story

Famous Doctor Opens Doors to the Heart: Mary Groda Lewis

Famous Doctor Opens Doors to the Heart By Leneé Cobb First published 2001 in the Sequim Gazette Although I interviewed Dr. Mary years ago, she remains in my heart and continues to inspire so many people, people she’s met, people she never will. This morning, unbeknown to you, Mary Groda Lewis woke up wondering, “Who am I going to meet today? Who will I get to explore this world with?” The doors are now open to her practice as a family physician. Her office is located behind the Riptide restaurant in Sequim. Mary and her husband, David, moved here five … Continue reading Famous Doctor Opens Doors to the Heart: Mary Groda Lewis