Perfect Michelle and 100 Vaginas

May 24, 2017 0

My friend, Michelle, is perfect. She is creative with a flair for design; she is an incredible cook; a gardner for whom plants want to grow; a loving and supportive mom and wife, and so […]

We Don’t Need a Better Band-Aid

May 5, 2017 2

My two cents worth on this whole healthcare thing: I took my dog to the vet last week. She had hurt her leg somehow and, despite rest, it wasn’t getting better. I love my vets, […]

Be the Cracked Egg

April 16, 2017 0

Peel away the shell of a perfect dyed Easter egg and the inside is pretty boring–just a plain white hard boiled egg. Nothing to see here. But peel an imperfect Easter egg, one that’s been […]

One Shirt to Save Us All

March 3, 2017 0

I have a lot of dreams. I have goals that I am still working to accomplish. And sometimes, nay, most of the time, I worry that I won’t be able to accomplish them. It’s not […]

We Used To Be Soup, But Now We are Salad.

February 10, 2017 0

  This is the ship’s manifest from February 14, 1903, the day my 21 year old grandfather arrived at Ellis Island. I have three other ships’ manifests, each showing the arrival date of each of […]

Here’s Yet Another Meme to Prove My Point

January 27, 2017 0

When you respectfully disagree, conversations happen. When you respectfully agree to disagree, friendships move forward. These are all Good Things. But when you act like a self-righteous jerk, allowing for no opinions other than your […]

Regarding Princess Leia

December 28, 2016 0

My dad died unexpectantly when he was 60 years old, the same age as Carrie Fisher. I was 26 at the time. I kissed his lifeless body goodbye and walked out of the hospital. It […]

Photography, Perspective and Plumbers

December 2, 2016 0

I’m going to share a story with you. It’s a little long, so feel free to bypass it if you aren’t into reading long stories. It’s a personal story and one I’m not proud to […]

Kale and Customer Service

November 29, 2016 0

I ordered a salad in a restaurant last week. As I skimmed over the salad ingredients on the menu, I missed the word “kale.” And because I missed the word “kale,” in the menu description, […]

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