What is Love?

Sometimes I feel like English breaks down for me and people are speaking a foreign language. Had dinner with a friend who is going through a break up. They said, of their now ex-partner, something to the effect of, “I love this person, but I am not in love with them. I mean, I care about them.” […]

Loss and Gain

I’ve been through a lot of changes in the past year. Health issues. Job loss. Job gain. New career trajectory. Back in school. Loss of home. Moving to a new home. Trying to do things I’ve never done before that I’m not really sure how to do. And most recently, the loss of one of […]

Hello, 2016!

Wow, what a week! I have no idea where to even begin. Still not sure how open to be about the details on a public forum. Needless to say, a stressful, unfair, and emotionally/psychologically taxing situation exploded just after the New Year, necessitating a lot of rapid and even more stressful changes that should have […]

Food of Love

After a trip to the grocery store and the farmer’s market, my cupboards and refrigerator are heavy laden with food to be prepared for Friendsgiving this week. As the holidays approach, I am reminded that feeding people is a labor of love for me. It’s one of the ways I take care of myself, and […]