NANCY BRIER

W R I T I N G

ESSAYS

Essays are generally pieces of writing giving the author's own argument, but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of an article, a pamphlet and a short story. The dictionary often defines "essay" as an effort to perform or accomplish something- to attempt.  The following essays will attempt to do just that. - Nancy Brier

Nancy Brier

When I tell people we just returned from six months in Costa Rica, I can see the question brewing. They want to know about the surfing, the monkeys, and the food, but mostly they want to know....more

Nancy Brier

Ten years ago, my husband and I moved from the Bay Area to Lake County, a rural expanse between Napa and Mendocino, just two hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge.  Our baby was about to be born and we wanted to change our lifestyle....more

Nancy Brier

“Write that down,” my husband urged. “It’s a great idea.” I grabbed a piece of scrap paper while he cleared our pancake mess, then scribbled down the main bits of our conversation. A few days later, we launched a new business from our kitchen....more

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