Dear Ruth

Found in drafts! Forgot to press publish. Dear Ruth, Thank you for your years of service.  True service.  A service that touched every woman not just in this country but around the world. Your death is a heavy loss.  You were our advocate. We knew that you had our backs. We knew that in a […]

The gag

I’ve been gagged. My writing has been gagged. It’s been so hard!!! You see… I’ve had a secret now for over a month and every time I write I want to write about it, but I can’t. Not yet…that it is. BUT it’s good. SO GOOD. I get excited thinking about it. So hard not […]

Q2: Is there something that you wish you had done differently this past year? Alternatively, is there something you’re especially proud of from this past year?

I no longer spend my days thinking what you may possibly think of me. I have evolved this year in ways I never knew possible. I’m proud of this growth. I’m proud to give my self the gift of forgiveness. The gift of YESTERDAY. The gift of letting go, but learning at the same time. […]

Q1: Describe a significant experience that has happened in the past year. How did it affect you? Are you grateful? Relieved? Resentful? Inspired?

This last year had only one event, Jacob’s fight with cancer. How did it affect me? It made me question everything I’ve ever known. Even the “knowns” like the sky is up and the floor is down felt questionable. Right versus wrong felt uncertain. Even my own identity I was unclear about. Was I good? […]