Crocheting and Crying

This year as I celebrate 20 years of teaching Write Your Life as a Woman, I’m sharing some older articles and columns inspired by the class. Crocheting and Crying by T. Dean Adams This article originally appeared in skirt! magazine in 1998. For the past year I have had the urge to crochet. Though I rarely have maternal … Continue reading Crocheting and Crying

Sweet Melissa

This year as I celebrate 20 years of teaching Write Your Life as a Woman, I’m sharing some older articles and columns inspired by the class. Many years ago in my skirt magazine column I wrote about losing my friend Melissa, who committed suicide. skirt was then a tiny magazine in Charleston, SC, and I had fled the south, a … Continue reading Sweet Melissa