On The Practice of Space and Connection

This morning, I woke to find an e-mail from the wife of one of my cousins - one of my favorite people.  This gal is known throughout the family as warm, sunny, loving, caring, funny.  We all look forward to seeing her.  A devoted and generous daughter, wife, and mother, and now a beautifully graced … Continue reading On The Practice of Space and Connection

Rabbit Mother, Tiger Daughter. [Journal entry 6.9.14]

I am not going to fight. I am going to vastly improve my argument (and it's pretty damned good already). I am not going to point out the obvious (at least not obviously), and I am not going to name-call. What I AM going to do is be there. Be present, and supportive, and listen … Continue reading Rabbit Mother, Tiger Daughter. [Journal entry 6.9.14]

Sidestep West

Between packing my NY home and moving to VA, I stopped in the desert. My sister, evertheyounger, turned 50 last week; we flew out to surprise her and visit a while. Yes, she was utterly speechless and teary Saturday morning at The Egg and I (delicious breakfast, sweet staff, curious fellow diners). No, she never … Continue reading Sidestep West