They only eat their husbands
“Lee reminds us that in travel as in life, the inward journey is as messy, important and rewarding as the outward one.”
—Kyle Wagner, travel editor, The Denver Post
“Cara Lopez Lee relates her round-the-world journey to self-discovery with the unabashed, dazzling honesty of a good friend telling you her innermost secrets over a cup of coffee.”
—Rose Muenker, award-winning travel columnist
They Only Eat Their Husbands
Love, Travel, and the Power of Running Away
This memoir recounts one woman’s journey to self-discovery with dazzling honesty and humor, taking readers with her on a year-long trek through China, Nepal, Thailand, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Ireland, with reflections on her nine years in Alaska.
Cara, The Storyteller
“Telling true personal stories is the most powerful force for good I’ve found. The more we share our stories, the more we recognize our common humanity, the beauty in our differences, and the community we all yearn for. For me, storytelling is a path to kindness, which is the path to peace.” —Cara Lopez Lee
Cara is a winner of The Moth StorySLAM, and a featured performer for many live storytelling shows, both in-person and online, including Unheard L.A., Turbine Arts Collective, Strong Words, The Otter Story Hour, and Storytellers Project. You’ll find her most anticipated shows in the Events section, but to keep up with all her events, please follow @CaraLopez Lee on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Cara’s Storytelling Videos, Published Writing, and Thoughts
Personal storytelling is back to the live onstage world, and what a gift to fully interact with storytellers and audiences again. Through the pandemic, I’ve been grateful to use Zoom and other online streaming platforms to stay engaged with community via the art of oral stories. But my eyes filled with tears of joy on returning to The Otter Story Hour, a show that confirms how big the heart of the storytelling world is, and how meaningful it is to laugh and cry together over our shared human experience. Here’s a link to the Facebook video of that April 10 Show. I hope you can watch all six wonderful tellers, but to find my story, Ride the Neighborhood, just forward to 1:02:44. Enjoy the ride!
True Tales, Boldly Told
Live at The Hotel Café, 1623 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Or watch livestream online
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Risk! Is the hit show that features true stories people thought they’d never dare to share! This live event will feature host David Crabb, John Milhiser, Sara Schaefer, John, Flynn, and Cara Lopez Lee.
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