A Mindful Review of My Closet

I decided to stop buying clothes. Probably not forever, but for now. They say we wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time, so what are the chances that whatever random piece of clearance merchandise I suddenly decide I need will make it to the 20% pile? Really this aligns with my overall goal […]

my generation

If you are reading this, congratulations! You made it to 2017. It’s not a given that we’ll make it through any year, but 2016 felt particularly dicey. In a year in which we lost so many artists and cultural icons, my family and I suffered personal losses as well. We lost my father-in-law in October. It’s […]

The Year That Was Not So Great

In a normal year, I don’t personify the previous twelve months at the end. I don’t blame it or call it names. I don’t accuse it of wrong doing or malevolence. But 2016 was not a normal year. It was drunk and stupid and hated me. That being said, I agree that it seems silly […]

moving forward

So 2016 is sucking pretty hard. I mean, I’m not super surprised because I basically called it with my first post of the year. Between the election cycle and then both David Bowie AND Prince dying — oh, AND Alan Rickman? Gene Wilder? Gwen Ifill?? Garry Shandling??? That’s not even close to everyone. What in […]

we aren’t taking care of each other

What in the hell is going on here? Why are police officers killing black people? Why can they not stop doing that? I don’t want to hear that I don’t know the whole story or that I don’t know what it’s like to be in a cop’s shoes. I can be both a supporter of […]