HD September

driftwood fort

On the Move

Being on the move with my child and dog during a pandemic and with race riots spreading like wildfire across the country, gives me empathy for the millions around the world whose lives and families have been uprooted.

Love painted on a van

The Love Boat

Remember the silly television show with the smarmy, Vegas-style theme song? Today’s events inspire me to sing like an Italian off my balcony, though to spare my 13-year-old son’s self-esteem, I’m resisting the temptation. With COVID-19 school closures, all of my income this spring evaporated. Our apartment lease expires on June 1 and as I …

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fallen down in snow wearing snowshoes


A few years ago, after returning from nearly a decade abroad, the better part of it in the bush in Malawi, I asked a friend of mine who has been more “hip” than I since junior high, “What’s ‘lmao’?” She “lhao’ed” as she updated me on tech slang. Yesterday, my son and I donned the …

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