This is Meryl Natchez’ website. Last year I retired from running a technical writing, training, and change management business that I started in 1982. You can read my full corporate bio on the TechProse site. My first book of poems, Jade Suit, was published in 2001, and I was co-translator of Tadeusz Borowski, Selected Poems, 1991.
Now I have the luxury of immersing myself in writing, reading, and creating a little mini-farm overlooking the San Francisco Bay. I’m having such a great time that I started this blog. It includes poems (mine and others), garden tips, inventions, recipes, chicken-lore, and whatever else rolls into my day. For more about my this blog and its context, see the first post.
I’m a lover of labyrinths, and see connecting to the web as an extension of the metaphor that I’ve embodied in a labyrinth outside my front door:
Like this blog, it’s a work in progress, changing daily. You can find an explanation for the name of this blog here.