There is a time of year where, if I am lucky, I will remember the very best moments only, and everything else is a giant red and green blur and then all of a sudden it is January 7th or 8th and my kid is ten inches taller and I am crying about her growing … Continue reading And We’re Off!!!!
When things like, well, everything that is going on right now happens, it is very easy to get angry. Hell, I already have several times in the last month. That was even before the Las Vegas massacre perpetrated by a domestic terrorist (because that's what it is and that's who did it, regardless of his … Continue reading Love is a Weapon
This week I am starting a thing, apparently, releasing PSAs and shouting stuff. I feel like I am actually on a platform this particular go. I probably have many feet to build on before I am at center stage, but it is clear to me that I do not recognize the territory. So it must be … Continue reading Releasing PSAs and Shouting Stuff – A Memoir
I have successfully self-published my first poetry book called Fastening the Flesh: A Spiritual Autopsy. It details the most recent transitional years of my life in my own rhythm and verse, as my heart fell apart and was put back together, both by my own hand and the compassion of others. I plan on making … Continue reading Self-Publishing Poetry, One Tear at a Time
This has been a rough winter. And no, not because Stella stopped by and dumped tiny glaciers all over Brooklyn. And not due to anything in my life (for once). Politically the climate is wonky. Outside the climate is wonky. And us as a people have no clue how to move forward in one cohesive … Continue reading All is Well
Hello everyone and Happy New Year! Let's get down to business. For starters, I will now be publishing my blog posts every Wednesday morning instead of Tuesday night until I start working again. In this way, I keep myself busy while Scar is in school and I am in a better place to get the writing … Continue reading Updates for the New Year
I was so excited to write this next post. A friend of mine, Jamie, suggested I discuss how one would explain autism to small, school-aged children. I started thinking on it right away. She had a good question! How do you explain it? It encompasses so many things, to over-simplify it would be a disservice, … Continue reading Explaining Autism
Ahhh, Valentine's Day. The day when every angry and single person takes to social media and berates the holiday with words like "stupid" and "dumb". Or call out the corporate driven market of heart-shaped chocolates and greeting cards. Is Valentine's Day a greeting card holiday? Absolutely. Does anyone really care about the history or the … Continue reading Would You Be My Valentine?