Mother’s Milk

MOTHER'S MILK "I created Mother's Milk as an examination of how we see our mother's body. Most are uncomfortable or even disgusted by the thought, but when I look at my mother I see evidence of her sacrifice: all the scars that she earned to get me to the place I am today.  Our society … Continue reading Mother’s Milk

Wonder Land

A version of this can be seen in issue  #41 of SUGAR MULE LITERARY MAGAZINE: WOMEN WRITING NATURE I am most at peace away from buildings and street noise, surrounded by lush evergreens. Only in the wilderness do I feel truly steady, my feet rooted in the ground. The trails and dirt roads of the … Continue reading Wonder Land

Another Good Day To Be Alive

Three hours into my second day of skiing I already needed a break.  It was a powder day, but here in the Pacific Northwest "powder" is still heavy, requiring effort to get back up  if you go down.  I had already required several extractions that morning: double ejection face-plants necessitating  climbing uphill to search for … Continue reading Another Good Day To Be Alive