Rivers and fences

A procession of women makes its way down to the river. It is early in the morning and there is still a distinct chill in the air. The sun bounces off the low-lying fog and catches the dew… Read More

Love Warrior: Book Review

We know what the world wants from us. We know we must decide whether to stay small, quiet and uncomplicated or allow ourselves to grow as big, loud and complex as we were made to be. Every girl… Read More


“We were kids without fathers, so we found our fathers on wax and on the streets and in history, and in a way, that was a gift. We got to pick and choose the ancestors who would inspire… Read More

Gone Away is the Blue Bird

It’s coming on Christmas, They’re cutting down trees. They’re putting up reindeer And singing songs of joy and peace, Oh, I wish I had a river I could skate away on. Joni Mitchell Almost two years ago, on… Read More

Lessons Learned

Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. Jane Austen Bullshit. Me There have been a lot of lists floating around the interweb lately- 10 Things about this, 15 things about that…  Here’s my contribution to the… Read More

On Packing Up and Letting Go

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.  It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. Mary Oliver In July of 2012 I was packing up my house to put it… Read More