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My experience as a speaker and leader includes:


Speaker at events; workshop, seminar, retreat leader. See below for topic ideas.


Online class developer and teacher.


Guest author to a book group, by phone or in person.


Book reading and book signing.


Guest preacher. I am a licensed Preacher and Worship Leader in the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia. I have served as guest preacher at Episcopal, Presbyterian, and Unitarian churches, as well as preaching regularly at my home parish of St. Paul's, Port Townsend.

Selected Speaking Experience and Topics

"Together On the Path - Crossing Over Into Community," Women's retreat at Grace Lutheran Church, Port Townsend, Washington.

"Roots and Blooms," Haiku Reading with the Port Townsend Haiku Group, Seabeck Haiku Getaway.

"Autumn Light - Writing Haiku from Nature's Text," Stillpoint at Beckside, Bellingham, Washington.

"Friends in Linked Verse," online class offered through In the Courtyard.

"Looking for New Life - Starting a Nature Journal." Online class offered through In the Courtyard.

"Sky Above, Earth Below - Writing Haiku as a Mindful Practice." Online class offered through Pilgrimage Port Townsend.

"Making and Walking the Spiral Labyrinth," retreat at Shalom Prayer Center, Queen of Angels Monastery, Mt. Angel, Oregon.

"Stumbling Toward God," retreat at the The Priory Spirituality Center, Lacey, Washington.

For writing and publishing professionals:

"Tell the Truth: Finding the Universal Story in Your Story"

"Developing Your Authentic Voice."

"The Breath of Life: Writing with Spirit."