Monthly Archives: September 2010

Sweaty Patience

My chickens are literally baking alive in the backyard right now.  As I walk to go check on them I pass by our garden, now parched, screaming for water on it’s barren ground that fed us for the better part of three months.  I glance at the hot tub and contemplate opening it for just a second to see if it has reached a rolling boil… then I decide I

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A return to the blog: Becoming Women Friends

The book is off and running. Interviews have been posted. And finally I have had some time to write. Writing can quickly seem like a last priority as I have spent the last month gearing up for a new year at the university I work at and with hosting a release party at my home this past weekend.  But it is a discipline I love, so it was not a

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Video Interview about the book

Check out the lastest interview about A Beautiful Mess and Kristin’s Journey of Self-Care: “A Beautiful Mess” by Kristin Ritzau from ConversantLife on Vimeo.

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The book is here!!

Thank you for all of your support and patience!  The book is finally available to order online or if you’re in Los Angeles, I can give you one personally.  OR come to the release party on SEPTEMBER 18TH and I will party with you and give you one personally! Check out Amazon and if you’ve read it – leave some love on the comment section!  NOTE: Amazon says it’s out

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