Billie reads a poem from her book and talks about how creativity helps her adapt to isolation and protect her mental health during the pandemic.
I’m cooking a lot, eating three meals a day at home, mostly rice and beans. My taste buds are bored, but my intestines are thrilled. This is my new normal.
I think the pandemic is putting a new spin on the Golden Rule: I protect you, you protect me. The way we do that is by wearing homemade facemasks.
In this video Billie answers questions about her book that were submitted by the Quarantine Book Club on FaceBook, including why she wrote it.
It’s okay to cry. I’ve been feeling weepy for the past week as this moment in history punctures my psyche and warps my everyday life.
This is my “unboxing video” of my book, How I Made a Huge Mess of My Life (or Couples Therapy with a Dead Man). The official publication date of my book was March 21, 2020, my 66th birthday.
My age group is the bull’s eye of the corona virus and so many people are mired in fear. I am, too. That’s why Hunker Down is my new dance.