Beginnings and Endings of 2016

Jane and Clive

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. ~ Marie …

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7 Mental Health Clinicians Reflect Upon Working on 9/11

American Flag & Bald Eagle

My latest article “7 Mental Health Clinicians Reflect Upon Working on 9/11” is available on Pulse via LinkedIn. Follow M. Terry Bowman on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube

Humpback Whales Near The Golden Gate Bridge

Humpback Whales Near The Golden Gate Bridge

People have reported they’ve seen humpback whales in the San Francisco Bay over the last couple of days. I shot this video from the Golden Gate Bridge near the South Tower. Eight whales can be seen if you look closely. …

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You’re Crafty! with Elizabeth Clarke

Elizabeth Clarke, Founder of You're Crafty!

This video was the final assignment for the Digital Video Production class I took in the summer of 2015 at the College of San Mateo. Thanks to Elizabeth Clarke, the Founder of You’re Crafty! (yourecrafty.com), who was a joy to …

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How One Question Turned My Life Around (on Sweatpants & Coffee)

I Heart Coffee

My latest essay, “How One Question Turned My Life Around,” is up on Sweatpants & Coffee. http://sweatpantsandcoffee.com/personal-essay-question-turned-life/ Follow Sweatpants & Coffee on Facebook, Twitter Follow M. Terry Bowman on Facebook, Twitter

June 2016 Book Reading at Orinda Books

Readers at Orinda Books 6/10/16

  Contributing authors* of Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink will be reading at Orinda Books on June 10, 2016, 6:30PM-8:00PM. If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, come join us!   * Nicole Borello, M. Terry Bowman, Heather …

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“Goodbyes” by Pablo Neruda

My cat, Brady, and Neruda on a Stormy Afternoon in San Francisco

I finished Pablo Neruda‘s Fully Empowered, a collection of 36 poems. It’s a lovely little book that includes the following, “Goodbyes.” I’ve lost count how many times I’ve reread it. To those of you on figurative journeys and to my tribe …

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March 2016 – A Movie Premiere and a Book Launch

The Last Smile

Happy to announce two creative endeavors that I was involved in will make their debuts during the same weekend. The first is the world premiere of Shankey Srinivasan’s The Last Smile where I was an extra in the film. The …

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“Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink” Poetry Anthology

Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink

Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink, a poetry anthology, is available through Quaci Press. Here’s a description of the collection: “Like the evolution of the church veil, women’s experiences have been covered, silenced, unveiled, and then partially veiled again. Through …

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Gung Hay Fat Choy and the Years of Monkeys

Barbary Macaque On My Back!

When I lived in Northampton, England, a friend of mine invited me on a long weekend to Southern Spain. While there, she asked me if I wanted to go to Gibraltar for the day. I was excited at the prospect …

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