Slow to Heal

When the hurt sets in we want it fixed, gone, poof, pill, drink, video game, movie, binging Game of Thrones,…

The Assimilation

Close your eyes and breathe and remember being held by your parents or by a close friend or by a…

To the Feast

It’s a Wednesday night and I’m sitting quietly at my dining room table, listening to the neighbor kids play football…

Indelible

I swam in the fury and the blame and how I felt again like my body and my experiences and…

#whyididntreport

#whyididntreport – because I was 14 and I thought it was my fault for not being clearer with my no.…

My Place

If you’ve been following along you know that life (specifically my life) has been filled with tumult and change for…

Mimicking Self-Awareness

Today I am forty-three. Most of my life I have believed that other people knew better than me, were smarter…

Moving on up!

Good lord moving is an exciting, exhilarating and monumental pain in the ASS! My family and I lived in our…