hard times.

on sinking, swimming and both– I suppose.

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onwards.

i have not spent nearly enough time in 2016 reading or writing.

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perspective.

i’m luckier than i give myself credit for.

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there are moments that the words don’t reach.

This is a very dangerous man, our next president. Dangerous in his certitude about what he doesn’t know. Dangerous in his ignorance of history, his antipathy toward reading, his inability to sort fact from fiction. The last man to play things by the gut while in control of the world’s most powerful military left a […]

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e·mo·tion

i have always loved october. the crisp air and overly saturated trees make me feel new, vibrant and real. it also helps that my birthday is in october. the joy that this month brings me is what gets me through the last few months of the year– it’s a renewal of myself and my spirit. […]

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15.

a reflection on what happened fifteen years ago.

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summer baseball. 

baseball is practically a second religion for my family. and for good reason.  my brother was born too early, a product of my mother precariously entering a second birth she wasn’t really supposed to have. the birth almost killed both my mother and baby brother– but it didn’t. instead, it left my mother unable to […]

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LXI.

i’ve been spending a lot of time on rooftops lately.

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LX.

death and i are no strangers. grief and i are even more intimate.

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