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For Here, Please | Bring Out Your Dead: A Simple Ritual for You

October 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

I find this a simple and brilliant combo, one we can take a cue from as we turn our awareness to ghosts, saints, or souls in these last days of October and first days of November. Whether we celebrate the Day of the Dead, Samhain, All Saints Day or All Hallows Eve. The combo is this: being mindful of death and being fully alive. And that combo is your FHP activity for this week, should you choose to accept it. [...]

Your Heart Needs To Eat

December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Over lunch last week with my friend Jennifer, I found myself pounding the table and declaring, “I. need. food.” I was already three bites into a sandwich, but I wasn’t [...]

For Here, Please | Old Year Resolutions

December 3, 2013 // 2 Comments

As a writer as well as a creature of the human variety, I know that endings matter just as much as beginnings. It’s easier to focus on the starting things (the blank page, [...]

For Here, Please

October 1, 2013 // 3 Comments

Although I do enjoy many things about “to go”—my grad school days of roaming about Mid-City in New Orleans with a delicious cocktail in a go-cup, or getting take-out [...]