Crunchy (Except When Chewy)

White Supremacy is alive and well in America, and every person of color has known this for a long, long time. Charlottesville is no surprise, unfortunately, and performative measures won't make it go away. I recommit to doing all I can to fight anti-blackness, antisemitism, and bigotry, in every facet of my life. And that's … Continue reading Crunchy (Except When Chewy)

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All quiet on the southwestern front or: how anxiety is eating my lunch

All quiet on the southwestern front, I know. It's hard to write when things are hard, not because there is less to say, but because it feels like those things might be less worth saying. My instagram feed this weekend was a flurry of sunny pictures from the garden along with captions detailing my anxiety. … Continue reading All quiet on the southwestern front or: how anxiety is eating my lunch

Apology

It is, every day, a reconciliation. An understanding that I will never have enough to give, but what I give must be enough. Reliance on grace to fill in the gaps, faith that one step and then another leads me somewhere, or through somewhere, or nearish somewhere. I say lots of I'm sorrys, but I … Continue reading Apology

On the Refrigerated and the Grotesque | Daily Prompt: South

I'm spending a few minutes every day with the Daily Post's Daily Prompt. I'm not planning to publish every brainstorm, but will post a handful, for accountability and that weird stomach flip I get when I hit the publish button. Daily Prompt: South Thick sliced tomatoes dressed with salt and pepper, cantaloupe and watermelon and … Continue reading On the Refrigerated and the Grotesque | Daily Prompt: South