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Good Times n’ Crows

Good Times n’ Crows

I love this life. I love my job; I love our apartment; and my husband and daughter and our kitty; and the wind that blows over Santa Monica treetops outside our balcony window. I love that emotional outpourings + blogging= run-on sentences are ok.   I love that we spend our weekends doing this: Aspen’s … Continue reading

Tattoo

Tattoo

It’s a bizarre experience to have tears and sadness, yet at the same moment – feel such piercing gratitude for your life.  I suppose feeling truly thankful is the only thing that gets us through challenging times. It is at this same precipice – looking down into a deep chasm of potential loss – where … Continue reading

Dear Dad & Universe

Dear Dad & Universe

Universe – I was not ready for this. An overwhelm of fear and sadness is not what I meant when I asked for time to stop.  I’m left to wonder if with great blessing, comes great tragedy. Is that how you find balance – and if so – what the hell universe? Thank you for … Continue reading

HELLO LOVE

HELLO LOVE

Well Hellllooooo Summer. I can’t think of anyone else I’d rather see right now. You are the apple of my eye — an abyss of bliss-filled memories, scorched skin, laughter, knotted hair and delicious fatigue. You are the embodiment of childhood. ‘Hello’ to you means ‘Hello’ to light-filled days, warm balmy nights, dips in cool … Continue reading

DO I KNOW YOU FROM SOMEWHERE?

Do you ever pass someone on the street, and for reasons that you can’t explain, you say hello and flash them a huge smile? Sometimes they return the smile and for a moment you think to yourself, “I bet we would be friends”. We’ve all had those moments…right? Here’s the story of one of mine. … Continue reading

THOUGHTS ON MOTHERS DAY

I thought I knew what I wanted to write about Mothers Day. My entire post was almost complete before we headed out to meet friends for a celebratory lunch. We had a great afternoon and on the way home I returned all the lovely texts I received from friends and family on my first Mothers … Continue reading

GRANDPAS ARE FOREVER

4/18 Thinking about you, lying in your hospital bed and wondering what you must be thinking. How you’re feeling, if the medication is allowing you to think or feel at all. My mind is scanning memories like old newspapers on a microfiche screen, slowing down to pore over the ones that must be so potent, … Continue reading

BABYGIRL…

BABYGIRL…

This week you: -got your first two teeth -waved hi and bye-bye to us -made peace with the gym childcare -perfected your high-pitch shriek -took your first bike ride to the beach -hung out with mommy and daddy at a party…no tears -grew up just fast enough to make my heart explode with pride and … Continue reading