chasing normal…

chasing normal…

On Saturday evening we had friends over for dinner. We ate my husband's special Chorizo Tacos (this man is incredible, I'm telling you!) and played some really fun games. There was laughter intermittent with deep discussion. It was all so normal, triggering moments of memory from the Great Before, while also feeling not normal at [...]

let’s talk about our men…

let’s talk about our men…

I wanted to take a moment to talk a little bit about mental health. Primarily, men's mental health. I love that more conversations are happening and we are, as a people, more willing to recognize this issue. With most mental health things, we often do nothing because we feel powerless to make an impact or [...]

what do i mean by…

what do i mean by…

A few weeks ago I was part of a workshop on Proprioceptive Writing. During the freewrite portion, I allowed my thoughts to flow, not knowing quite what would surface or where they'd go. To be honest, the experience has haunted me a little. Not in that scary way one associates "haunting", but in an almost [...]

snowglobe…

snowglobe…

My living room is filled with windows. When one sits on the couch, in any direction looked, the panels give access to the world beyond these cottage clay walls. The cardinals play in the holly bushes beneath these window sills, and squirrels busy themselves in the trees beyond. Through every season there is so much [...]