I started writing on a manual Smith-Corona (it was purple) at age 11. My love for putting words together and seeing them melt into phrases and stories has only increased with time.

I started WordsnCoffee in 2014, originally to store the anecdotes of my young daughter for posterity. It has become a place to express joys and share my journeys and try to learn more about this gig we call life.

Angela Davis: Controversy, Commitment, Courage

Politics, activism, humanities, social justice and more, with Angela Davis, who presented at Gonzaga U in 2017 and recently held a webcast hosted by University of San Francisco in 2020.

Racial Lessons in Place

Spokane, Washington, writer Kate Vanskike takes a journey through places that informed her views on race. She’s still learning to unpack it.

Pins in the Map

Visiting a special resident in a small-town nursing home had a lifetime impact on a young teen.


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