Super Powers

I’ve been spending some time with this girl lately. I found this photo of her…a photo taken around 1969, at her best friend’s house. She was 9 years old then. There was a lot going on. Her mom was in her last days of alcoholism and her big sister…the one...

Camp Marfa

“The best antidote I have found is to yearn for something. As long as you yearn, you can’t congeal. There is a forward motion to yearning.” ~Gail Godwin Every so often I feel unsettled. Not the obvious unsettled, but the deeper kind. A yearning, a...

Roots and Wings

How you know your children are grown ups: (These are meant to be humorous, but the more I get into it, the more I realize I’m not really joking. ❤️🧡💛💚💜) 1. When they don’t call for a few days, (instead of feeling dread) you feel pride in knowing they are navigating...

All Hands On Deck

Hey. I see you and want you to know that it’s times like these…we need to take extra care of ourselves. We are the feelers. The empaths…the “sensitive” ones. Begin with time alone. Even if you have kids and a family. Schedule time alone. Express yourself...

Safe Places

Is there an antonym for inspiration? Because today’s post, unfortunately is whatever that is. So if you don’t want to read this, don’t. I respect that. We are all just trying to make sense. Last night my kids and I established a safe-go-to-place should any natural or...

I Am Not Broken

This past year I’ve done a lot of research…on myself. I’ve learned a lot. 1. I am not broken. I never have been, never will be. I’ve had isht happen, but that doesn’t mean I’m broken. Broken to describe a human being is a word used by people who are afraid of...