Author Archives: Manywoman

About Manywoman

I am an eclectic artist and writer, retired from a 35-year career as a PhD sex therapist and counselor at the University of MN Medical School, Program in Human Sexuality. Since retiring in 2005, I have devoted myself to hobbies and pursuits in various art forms and in writing. My art and writing both tend to focus on subjects of women's spirituality and occult mysteries, I read voraciously in most genres, but mainly Occult and urban fantasy, historical fiction, and non-fiction alternative history and religions from female perspective. In addition I am a lover of cats, with five at home with me; an avid collector of fashion dolls; a sewer and creator of art quilts and other fiber arts; a hap-hazard flower gardener; and a retired professional astrologer.

WELCOME TO 2020

CHASING MY MEANDERING MIND… AGAIN January 21, 2020   2020… a year that has been pictured somewhere in the far future for decades as a kind of mecca of achievement…  has now arrived. So, where are we?????? It surely does … Continue reading

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my muddled mind

I’m floundering in a muddle of Good and Bad news. I’m finding it hard to focus on one thing… and don’t know what to do first! Good news:  My nonfiction book in two volumes is now proofed and on its … Continue reading

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I’m Posting a Promo for a friend’s new book

M MacKinnon and DartFrogPlus announce the debut novel in the Highland Spirits series—The Comyn’s Curse—a paranormal romance set in the magical Scottish Highlands. Available on Amazon and other online platforms as well as selected bookstores, this novel has something for … Continue reading

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Suspending hoops – the only hope

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I’M FIGHTING THE MARCH BLAHS

MOODS OF MARCH I AM APPROACHING MY 79th BIRTHDAY The “nines” are a dreaded number for me… They harbor the entrance into another decade My life plodding along through its time With nothing but accumulated miscellany To mark where I’ve … Continue reading

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TWO OLD FRIENDS

A very short story written as an assignment for Story Cartel at The Write Practice. The assignment was to write with a specific person or audience in mind.  I wrote this and shared it with my good friend of over … Continue reading

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It’s all in the stitches

This beautiful piece brought me peace and tears this morning. I had to share.

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