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Personal Essays | Life Lessons, Rebuilding After Loss

April 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Now, four years later, I have remarried and have a beautiful baby. When he was born, I remember thinking “with old life comes new." That me creating this new being can somehow replace loss and that Tommy is somewhere up there in the clouds smiling down on me with love. [...]

Personal Essays | My Slobbery, Comforting Shadow

April 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Out of everyone, it seemed that Murray, our family dog, was the one who best sensed my bewildered, raw grief. He looked up at me with his large, concerned eyes and I felt understood. He didn’t prod me forward when I wasn’t ready to move yet. He didn’t judge me for my contradicting, inconsistent emotions. He loved me and accepted me, just as I was. [...]

Sweatpants & Sanity | Taking Flight

March 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

An Open Letter to the Boy-Man Behind Me on the Plane: You were loud. You were, in the most generous light, very loud. And you knew it. You were holding court, regaling your [...]

Sweatpants & Fiction | Pastor Brad

March 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Pastor Brad, the message today seemed like it ran a little long. I fear that the short attention span of today’s youth will have their minds wandering off if the [...]
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