July 30, 2019

Dear Marge,

It was probably my long white ponytail that compelled you to pull up beside me while I was walking my dog on your street.

Or maybe it was because you saw me taking pictures of the Queen Anne's lace across the street from your home. 

You retired from a big...

December 15, 2018

This time of year is all about stories -- of lights in the darkness, of cultural belonging, of spiritual beginnings. Those big stories are supported by all sorts of smaller stories.

For example, each year my mom calls from afar and reads The Night Before Christmas to us...

November 17, 2018

What? Thursday already?

I may possibly say this every. single. week.  It's definitely a frequent refrain.  Do you ever feel that way? 

Between: work, house work, digital life, friends and family, mate, kids, bills, library books...

I hate to be idle, though. I...

April 5, 2018

If you give a kid a camera, you're going to be surprised!

I was delighted to find this gem on my camera a few summers ago.  My dad's living room, shot from the sleeping loft.

Dad saves the Sunday comics all year -- on the shelf under that coffee table, and that's the hub...

February 20, 2018

We giggled together when she told me about the ring her grandmother had left her. ''It is so ugly! And I so love it."

My pink-haired tattooed client also knew her great grandmother, which is a little unusual.

Indeed, we picked a path through five generations of what turn...

February 6, 2018

Happy V/Galentines Day!

In this Facebook live, I talk about Galentines Day -- a new holiday on the scene.  What it is, how to celebrate it...

I share some pictures of my cousins, of my grad school "girldinner" crew, and talk about the ways that we can honor each other (a...

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