Life’s real troubles are rarely about a boy, but “survive” was definitely our family theme for 2019. We did, and we will even danced a little.
But it was an awful, awful year.
Game face on
Happy birthday (the war’s not over)
Suffering, loving, living… home
She danced, who is she?
Some words of wisdom from the House of Snot & Vomit
All the good things in the year from hell, or, conscious loving
I believe I can fly
“I’m crushing your head!”
Work, heroin, and a heroine named Clementine
Jane does Disney like this: no mouse, no rides, a hell of a lot of angst
But you don’t understand–I really am feeling stupid, or Arguing with the therapist and non-problem solving strategies
Deep Texting Conversation with My Teenager
So, yeah, I met Julia Cameron (in the flesh!): The power of story, dialectics and the creation of god
Heaven Hangover, or, thoroughly non-journalistic reflections on the Investigative Journalism Intensive, Banff Centre 2019
Manufactured Memories, for Suzie
If you want to save the world, fund libraries, use libraries, love libraries
Two in high school, one at home equals… I don’t know, I’m really bad at math
Confessions of an unreformable plant killer
Finding Water, grateful for Julia Cameron, kinda whiny anyway
The kids are all right, but you’re old and out of touch: a love letter to libraries inspired by Susan Orlean et al.
“You are amazing”—you are partly right
Her story, my story, our story
This is a happy moment
Halfway to 90: on flying, smashing the patriarchy, and other dreams (May 21, 2019)
We “celebrate” mothers but we neither value nor support them: if you’re not gonna walk the talk, take your hallmark holiday and shove it (May 12, 2019)
Kick like a girl (April 28, 2019)
Because laughing is good, even when it’s hysterical (March 30, 2019)
Privilege, burnt quesadillas, and betrayal (January 27, 2019)
Anger as Fuel: Latin History For Morons, Microaggression Defined, Calgary Artist Eman Elkadri’s Social Justice Art #raceissues (January 12, 2019)