A Phenomenal Woman

A Phenomenal Woman

My Black History Month hero is my mother-in-law Loree Murray. She died in 2009 after a long life of service to her community and love of her family. Unofficially dubbed the “mayor” on Northeast Washington, D.C. in the area near Gallaudet College, upon her death a street was named in her honor and The Loree …

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The Same River Twice

The Same River Twice

As I look forward to the new year and prepare myself for it I have a number of “practices” that serve me well. Although I am often haphazard and inconsistent in my journaling, I do write furiously on its pages when I am in the midst of major challenges and transitions, and when frankly folks, …

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Thoughts on Life Writing Culture

Thoughts on Life Writing Culture

Welcome to my blog. Welcome also to my refined and refurbished website www.maritagolden.com where you can download a chapter from my new novel The Wide Circumference of Love to be published in March of next year. This my space, your space, our space. A zone where I will think out loud, ruminate, question …

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