Archive for June 2012

happy thirty-seven

love after love the time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. eat. you will love again the stranger who was your self. give wine. give bread. give back your heart to […]

goodbye thirty-six

today is the last day of my 36th year, and as in past years, i’ve pulled together a list of 36 things that i’ve seen and done and learned over the past year: 1.  rang in the new year at a masquerade ball. 2. bought a new car and named her pearl. 3. learned that […]

happy birthday to me?

my birthday looms on the horizon and i find myself struggling not to fall into my annual pattern of half-empty reflection. i’m going to be thirty-six. no, wait, that was last year. i’m going to be thirty-seven.  thirty-seven.  thirty-seven.   no matter how many times i say it, it just doesn’t seem possible. where did […]

this time next week

i’ll be winging westward — to the oregon coast.  there, i’ll be joined by other creatives for five days of magic — photography, writing, storytelling, music, laughter.  i have no idea what to expect, but i know it will be transformative, and i believe i’ll walk away not quite the same as i arrived. the […]

pieces of me

I am: here. I think: too much! I know: things i shouldn’t. I have: always wanted to see the moon from the other side of the world. I wish: on falling stars.  still. I hate: intolerance. I miss: arms around me. I fear: losing people i love. I hear: planes taking off from DCA. I […]

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