Month: July 2013

Out of the Closet

“Once you can accept the universe as being something expanding into an infinite nothing which is something, wearing stripes with plaid is easy.” –Albert Einstein I keep having dreams of not finding the proper outfit to wear.  It’s someone else’s closet. It’s my mother’s, my dorm roommate, or everything’s too tight or too loose.  And […]



There are things that are difficult to write about.  This one took me more than a year.  But I thought it was time to call out grief and face up to it. And perhaps, another mother out there needs it too. Miscarriages.  There were two. The first one I grieved. The second I kept secret.  […]


The Irony of Being Green

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.” -Henry David Thoreau Almost the end of the week. The budget envelope is empty. This week’s basket is overflowing with all things green. And still, I have a list of things to buy at the weekend market. I’ve created a “green” eyed monster. The map towards […]