Sanctuary

“Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for.” — Maya Angelou It feels like releasing your breasts to the breeze on a sweltering summer day. No matter where you’ve been it welcomes you, enveloping your being in all that you need. It is your your place of […]

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The Future Is Bright: a letter to whomever still reads this blog

I laughed when she said it: “the future is bright.” For once it wasn’t one of those terse bitter laughs. I had actually found amusement in this cute little phrase. Bright is my mother’s maiden name, and a great majority of the women who marry into our family use that line as their marital slogan. […]

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Seeing You Dead Was Easy

“I feel okay though. Peacefully sad if that’s a thing.” I sent this text last night. Two minutes later I grabbed my laptop, my only oar in the strange waters of peaceful sadness, and began to row. I just heard a bit on The Moth’s Radio Hour, a story-centered podcast that I picked up on […]

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