Personal Essays and Memoir

Watercolor by Carolyn Newberger

Essays and Memoirs

These writings have flowed from Carolyn’s personal experiences and reflections. They often concern experiences and events that illuminate larger issues in all our lives, such as generativity, our own and our loved one’s aging, and the passions and perils of relationships. Told with humor and a light touch, these stories often evoke laughter through tears.

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Illuminating the Hidden Forest

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Varnish cap mushrooms and hollow stumps
Chapter 3: Ancestor trees
Chapter 4: Embrace
Chapter 5: City on a Hill
Chapter 6: A celebration of death
Chapter 7: Gear
Chapter 8: Papoose
Chapter 9: Newts
Chapter 10: An incandescence of mushrooms