I saw the headlines when someone shared the article on Facebook. 2 killed, at least 17 injured in a high school shooting in Kentucky. And you know what my first thought was? Oh, thank goodness, only two. What?!? Two. Two people died. 15 year olds. Who did nothing but go to school that day. As I… Continue reading Not. Normal.
Maybe I want to live in Alaska and only barter with fish. You can’t mismanage fish. Maybe I want to sell my house and never have a home, except the world. Then I’d feel free. Maybe I need to pursue my family, extended and otherwise because they all all sinking in the water. The grief… Continue reading Seen
It’s terrifying. With the first, it’s because the amount and intensity of pain is unknown. With the second, it’s because it is. Modern medicine has made pain virtually a choice. Helllllllo, epidural. So why not me? Yes, I might be afraid of the giant needle going into my spine that is not without it’s own… Continue reading Natural Childbirth
Good morning family and friends. I so appreciate each of you taking the time to gather here today and celebrate the life, love, and legacy of our beloved Nicholas. I know how much you all meant to him and how deeply he valued the friendship and love you shared with him. Before we get started,… Continue reading RIP Mr. Kook
standing on corners, timelines, online screaming closed fists and white knuckles yelling imaginary love of jesus sleep fitful over the sins of neighbors, the dust in their retinas, my own planks a lumberyard standing ready for pole vaulting I could tell of a time a younger I too scared of corners, not of… Continue reading abundantly
I call her Queen. Daughter of Majesty, stitched together by Divinity, Eyes the size of the moon. Diamonds like freckles speckle her face Cloaked in sapphire silks, she stands six inches from the sky. Dancing at banquets and pouring champagne, Dressed to the nines in Heaven’s finest. The celebration of Angels with each step that… Continue reading The Movement
Yesterday, I sat in the basement of my house with a best friend. We watched a movie. Sadie slept and cuddled and listened. Jackie and I cried. The movie, About Time, centers on time travel. It may be my favorite movie after yesterday because as I watched I was transported outside of my life (I… Continue reading Time, The Only Currency That Matters