The Story of Martin's Tree

The Story of Martin’s Tree

Last Wednesday, as he was getting ready for work, my husband suggested I should get out of the house for the day. He’s always worried that I don’t get out enough, that working from home is going to make me depressed. So, I nodded in sympathetic agreement and said, as any woman would, “I am getting out of the house. I’m going to Target!”

My Little Trip To The Bookstore

My Little Trip to the Bookstore

Last week I realized I was in need of some TLC. My body and brain felt weary. I hadn’t truly cared for them in a while. And I now know, after years of expecting others to give me permission or flat out do it for me, only I can truly give my body and brain the care they need. Others can facilitate by providing the space or the means, but I have to do the work…

Between Love and Fear

Between Love and Fear

Two weeks ago, I was having a conversation with my husband, my cousin and her friend over dinner. Kaitlyn, my cousin, and Isabel, her friend, were visiting California and we were trying to decide on things they could do while in the area. We joked about meeting famous people because that’s what people like to think is going to happen when they come to LA…

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