THIS IS HEAVEN AND WE ARE GOD

It’s taken me decades, but I am finally making peace with death. Oh, I still wake up at 3am in a panic; stomach churning, throat constricting, horrified by the idea of ceasing to exist. But that notion makes NOW so much more important. Thing is, when I believed in the religious (Mormon) fairytale of an… Read more »

HAVING IT ALL KINDA SUCKS

Only women would sign up for this much crap. Okay first, allow me to check my privilege so you don’t have to: I am a white woman with a college education. I am married. I live in a beautiful little town in the mountains. I have a career I genuinely like. I am one lucky… Read more »

HAVE I LOST MY IDENTITY?

My life changed the day my magnificent daughter came into the world. My heart expanded, my instincts deepened, I felt more in the second she was born than I had ever felt in my entire 30 years. My life had been altered forever. No going back. Yet, I made a subconscious vow throughout my entire… Read more »

THE PERFECT CUP

I’m a bit of a coffee aficionado. A snob, a connoisseur (so I make my non-coffee drinker husband believe), an admirer, a devote, an enthusiast. That sharp smell that wakes me from my dream induced slumber and makes me joyous to be around at 6:30 am after my daughter bounces on the bed. An injection… Read more »

LIFE AFTER NYFW -FASHION IN THE FAST LANE

As our society moves towards a more empowered setting for women, so does New York Fashion Week. We oftentimes see collections showcasing either a harsh, structured, one-dimensional sense of style or a much more ethereal, flirty, exciting trend. Not this year. Throughout the Fall/Winter fashion week this past February, we saw the beautiful combination of… Read more »

THIS IS MOTHERING

“Enjoy every minute,” I heard over and over again when my son was a newborn. “It goes by so fast,” older women in the grocery store checkout lines confided. But it didn’t feel like it was going by quickly at all. It felt like I’d been ripped out of my old life and plunked down… Read more »