Tag Archives: loss

Greta and the Angels

This has been the summer of many small deaths for me, some literal, some not. It has been one of many tears, of worry, of several hours of bad television. I have found a bit of comfort in feeling like my … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Nuns, Breast Cancer, and Advice at Nineteen; Surviving the In Between

Lolo had breast cancer. Twice. I was little the first time and it is the only time I remember my mother crying behind a locked bathroom door. My grandmother had a mastectomy and then spent the next two decades wearing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Rumor Has it, It’s Siblings Day

I guess there is something called “Siblings Day?” Fine, here are three of mine. 75% is the best I can do on a Friday night, and if you, like me, have a daughter on the edge of thirteen, you will … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, humor, Parenthood, Teaching Art, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment