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A Reading from “The Butterfly Effect”

Here I am at the legendary New York literary hangout, the KGB Bar, reading excerpts from my essay, “The Butterfly Effect,” which interweaves the parallel stories of the declining monarch numbers and my challenges traveling–with multiple chemical sensitivity–to see them. The essay won the $1000 Robert Fragasso Animal Advocate Award for the Best Creative Nonfiction Essay About Animals, and was…

Pity Party

You are invited to an honest-to-goodness, true blue, no-hold-barred Pity Party in honor of Lunden and her life of suffering and deprivation. There will be no playing of the miniature finger violins. Not even a regular violin will do. No, Lunden’s story of suffering and deprivation can only be met with a full-on cello. The real thing. If you have one, you are welcome to bring it.