You Are Beautiful In Every Single Way

Beautiful Child. There’s something surprising and cathartic about sifting through all my old papers, photos, diaries, and books. At this point, I have much less attachment to them, so I view them through a lens of ‘do I need this?’ or ‘do I love this?’ As I’ve started a big cull, anticipating a move to … More You Are Beautiful In Every Single Way

Dazed and Confused

For Amira de la Garza “You can’t expect insights, even the big ones, to make you suddenly understand everything, but I figure, hey, it’s a step in the right direction if they leave you confused in a deeper way.” — Lily Tomlin Lately my dreams leave me rattled. In them, I unpack a very large cooler … More Dazed and Confused

As You Close One Door, Another Opens

“Buy experiences, not things. Spending on experiences makes people happier than spending on things. Things get broken and go out of style. Experiences get better every time you talk about them.” ~Jean Chatzky THE UNRAVELING. So much is unsettled right now. So much is unbound and unclear and uncertain. At night I am restless and … More As You Close One Door, Another Opens

What I See (Featured Fifty Poetry)

Celebrating Perfect Imperfection This morning one of my poems is featured on The Huffington Post.  It was accepted many, many months ago, so I am happy to finally see it in print. It is called, What I See, (click the title to read the poem) and it is, basically, a love letter to my aging … More What I See (Featured Fifty Poetry)