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On Infertility, and Baby Loss, and Childlessness

In case maybe you were wondering, on August 11, 2016, my husband and I transferred our last beautiful embryo — and then we waited, and hoped, and dreamed, and imagined our life as parents. As much as I wish I could say otherwise, the transfer was not successful. We are not pregnant. We are disappointed, and angry, […]

Look under your feet

The Darkest Nights

And one by one the nights between our separated cities are joined to the night that unites us. (Pablo Neruda) I’ve been married for 212 days, and of those days, I’ve been with my husband 59. You see, I fell in love with a Canadian, and we thought, foolishly in retrospect, that being together would […]

happy earth day

by request of carl sagan, NASA commanded the voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed its primary mission and now leaving the solar system, to turn its camera around and take this photograph of earth — the pale blue dot, against the vastness of space. From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of particular […]

let your light shine

our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. it is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. we ask ourselves, ‘who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?’ actually, who are you not to be? your playing small does not […]

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