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December 16, 2016. Today is Husband’s birthday. I took the picture above this morning. There he is, my man, in his gray winter sweater, drinking his fancy pour-over coffee, looking through the holiday cards we’ve received this season. I look…Read More
Hi, guys! Today is November 3, 2016 and it’s been 100 days since I stopped drinking and I want to celebrate this. I’ve been taking a picture like this every ten days or so, literally capturing my “self” and then…Read More
I’m in Chicago to do some early private events for the paperback release of my novel The Ramblers. The book hits shelves this coming Tuesday, October 4th, which also happens to be my 38th birthday and the day I will…Read More
I posted an Augusten Burroughs quote on Instagram yesterday, from his latest memoir Lust & Wonder. The quote was, is, a question: “How many of the things I fear or dread are actually things that I want?” Wow. To say…Read More
Do you remember your dreams? I do and I don’t. Often, weeks will go by and I won’t register a single dream upon waking, but then there will be times when my dreams are vivid and wild and linger. I…Read More
The truth: I’m in this interesting, in-between place. Personally. Professionally. My girls are growing like weeds and becoming more independent. We are just back from a ski vacation where all three girls took to the slopes with startling gusto, morphing…Read More
I’ve been in a transitional, thoughtful place. Coming down from the beautiful blur of promoting my novel, settling back into regular, cherished rhythms of home and life, daydreaming about what comes next… What comes next. Three important, problematic words. Important…Read More
On Friday morning, I saw my therapist for our monthly appointment. I arrived at her office at the early hour of 6am and took a deep breath. We had lots to talk about. There’s been a serious health diagnosis in…Read More
First of all, thank you. For reading my Monday post and for leaving such wonderful comments. It’s certainly been a murky time for me, but I feel both optimistic and strong and having your love and support (in addition to…Read More