Monthly Archives: January 2018

confessions of cheap thrills

confession: instead of buying chocolate, cookies, cheese puffs or other binge foods at trader joe’s each week, i treat myself to a two-inch blooming potted plant exported from canada. i love canada and i love small stuff and i love … Continue reading

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confessions of great-grandmothers

confession: if it is true that addicts will do anything to avoid feeling the specific emotion they absolutely refuse to feel, that feeling for me used to be grief. now it is anxiety. the first few times i went to … Continue reading

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confessions of fear, strength, and vulnerability

confession: if our vulnerability is our strength, then i want to tell you the most vulnerable thing because i want to be strong, stronger, always stronger. but telling you the most vulnerable thing may not equal being the strongest, because … Continue reading

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confessions alternating with quotations

confession: in a dream last night, i peeled layers and layers of skin from my back, face, arms, hands, and feet…trying to show you what’s underneath, trying to expose what’s inside me, trying to release what has been hidden. writing … Continue reading

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loving you in 2018

confession: i started the new year grateful and inspired. i begin most new years feeling grateful and inspired but not last year. at the end of 2017 everyone i knew was glad to be done with 2016, the year when … Continue reading

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