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Facing Your Fears: A Tribute to My Mom

2019-07-12T18:57:58+00:00By |Uncategorized|

The hallway is dark, the walls filled with scribbles by former performers, and I’m waiting to go on stage. I ask myself, why did I volunteer to put myself out there in front of a packed theater when I could be home doing something safe, like walking my dog? Speaking [...]

Tribute to My Father-in-Law

2018-10-09T07:52:59+00:00By |Family, Inspiration, Uncategorized|

Last week, my father-in-law, C. (Charles) Cabot Easton passed away at the age of 90. He struggled through a lengthy illness and was cared for in his last few weeks by family and hospice staff near Andover, Massachusetts, where he lived for 50 years. He is survived by his wife [...]

Remembering the LA Riots

2018-10-09T07:52:59+00:00By |Uncategorized|

When the LA riots broke out on April 29, 1992, I was in Boston finishing my second year of law school. I remember seeing the images on TV of looting, fires, and rioters and feeling terrified. I grew up not too far away and my parents ran an accounting and [...]

My Lost Names

2018-10-09T07:52:59+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Rosa Haewon Kim Kwon Easton? What kind of a name is that? It’s my full name, parts of which have been lost over time through immigration and marriage. Here is a story I wrote called “My Lost Names,” which was recently published in an anthology called Autobiography Matters:  What’s in [...]

True-Life Fiction Writing

2018-10-09T07:52:59+00:00By |Uncategorized|

Happy New Year! For me, the start of a new year always brings forth a feeling of possibility. I am grateful to have the time to write a little each day. I made it my New Year’s Resolution to sit down and touch the keys of my laptop and write [...]

Digital Storytelling

2018-10-09T07:53:00+00:00By |Inspiration, The Process, Uncategorized|

Happy Holidays! I wanted to send you a short note during this busy time of year to say thank you for subscribing to my blog and being engaged readers! I am sharing an article that I got published earlier this month about digital storytelling at our library. Local residents used [...]

The Descendents

2018-10-09T07:53:00+00:00By |Family, Inspiration, Uncategorized|

In the movie The Descendents starring George Clooney, the offspring of an Hawaiian family fight over whether to sell their family’s ancestral land to developers or to keep it in the family. The story was really about Clooney coming to terms with an affair his wife had been having before [...]

Passion For Writing

2018-10-09T07:53:02+00:00By |The Process, Uncategorized|

I am part of a writing group and we are writing this week about passion.  My writing group is an eclectic group of women (and an occasional brave man) who come together to write about universal life themes and share them with each other.  The themes include the [...]