I’m in the throes of writing a new book, this time with my husband, Rick Kaplowitz, as co-author. It’s a very different experience than the first time I wrote my book. The book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford,...read more
Personal Freedom in Love and Marriage. Freedom to love others as one chooses, and to build families in their myriad possible structures.
We support our military personnel. We also examine and, as appropriate, question the political rationales that may be put forward for military action.
San Francisco values innovation, accompanied by the willingness to take risks in developing new products and processesread more
Featured Member Interview – Geri Spieler , Self-Proclaimed “Political Junkie” Reveals Her Writing Secrets
I’m strictly nonfiction. Fiction is much too difficult for me. I’m sure it has to do with being a newspaper reporter and total political junkie. My book, Taking Aim at the President: The Remarkable Story of the Woman Who Shot at Gerald Ford, was written in the creative nonfiction genre. It was very difficult for me to write it the way I wanted–like a novel but, entirely nonfiction. I took writing courses to understand things like “scene.” I hired a number of editors along the way.read more
Embrace and value the richness of our human differences. We are a diverse nation of immigrants, the people who have built our country, and who continue to contribute to our strength in so many ways. The factors that are required for a comprehensive national program that will benefit us all are well known, and legislation is needed for that to be implemented.read more
San Francisco is taking a lot of hits these days about the cost of real estate, the cost of living and the intractable homeless population. These are accurate and fair. It’s true. We do have a lot of challenges here in the Bay Area. But equally true we have a lot of...read more