…from talking about life as a cancer survivor to the places and events that have impacted me, this has always been where I have told the truth and learned out loud. But I have been leaving something out – a secret I was keeping that was so big I was no longer able to write until I wrote about it… Continue reading The Big Secret
Regardless of who you voted for, or what party you are affiliated with, we MUST speak up about and stand up against hateful actions and words. We must not let the paralysis of shock last. Continue reading On Car Wrecks and Hate Speech: Moving Through Shock
“…even as I poo-pooed the idea of mourning the loss of physical connection to a place I had visited, the melancholy permeated my days. So, what to do to ensure a return?
The road that wound through a narrow gap between two mountains clung to a steep heather covered rise on one … Continue reading Graignagower
I drove to work today bathed in the thick scent of cheap cologne. It was the smell … Continue reading How Do We Feel Safe In an Unsafe Place?
I am not a flagrant rule breaker. Nor am I particularly spontaneous. But there is something about being on vacation that brings out the daring, something that paid off in leaps and bounds on our trip to Ireland. Continue reading Don’t Turn Down the Boatman