To take up space.
To breathe. Yell. Laugh.
To the Women with the Bibles and the Pamphlets on my porch this morning;
I answered the door looking for a fight.Read More
I went to the grocery store tonight. I dragged my exhausted, nauseated body, along with the underwear-less body of my two-and-a-half-year old. Because, you know, Mama's love is like gravity to a toddler, doesn't matter how Mama is feeling.Read More
Author Anne Lamott writes about what she calls our "God Sized Hole." The idea being that we, as humans on this planet, have a hunger that we spend our entire lives try to satiate.Read More
I’ve decided that the process of accepting visitors for me should be, “You show me yours, I’ll show you mine.” As in, you show me photos of your house in its worst state, submit an essay on your style of housekeeping, and then sign a waiver of confidentiality before stepping foot through my door.Read More
I'm "in a weird place" right now.
I use quotations because I am taking care to not conflate "I am depressed and anxious," with "Something in me feels depressed or anxious."
It's occurring to me the responsibility there is with a blank page, a blank screen. The space of potential words and images.
Potential connection, potential healing, potential impact. Potential hurt or harm.
Blog Post #15 of #40 in 40 Days.
What. In. The. F#*k. Who thought that this was a good idea?!Read More
The world, in its various ways, says, "Feeling a little confident? Better check that shit. Reign that in."
"You sure you wanna eat that?"
"Hm. That video, I don't know... you're a little too flashy there, maybe."
"What are you talking about? You don't have a degree in that."
"No one's going to love you if you wear that/say that/choose that/create that/ask for that."
Bless me, Crunchy Moms Club members, for I have sinned. It has been a lifetime since my last confession. These are my sins…Read More
I owe you an apology.
I am so sorry.
I am sorry that today I let you down…Read More
Here is what I've decided I feel about advice:
I'm not a fan. Of giving or receiving.Read More