View of Hurst Avenue from the side. The driveway is in the foreground with the green house in the background, largely hidden by bushes. The redwood trees are behind it and the liquid amber trees are to the left.

Saying Goodbye

How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. Winnie the Pooh

Church with tan walls and red tile roof in a small town in Germany. The photo is taken from across the road. The church has trees and a green lawn in front of it.

Stories That Feed Your Soul

Tears are words that need to be written. Paulo Coehlo

Woman and young girl doing pushups on a road or gravel path. The woman is on the left wearing a yellow tank top. She has blond hair. The young girl has dark hair in a pony tail and is wearing a pink headband and purple shirt.

My Superheroes

The women whom I love and admire for their strength and grace did not get that way because shit worked out. They got that way because shit went wrong, and they handled it. They handled it in a thousand ways on a thousand different days, but they handled it. Those women are my superheroes. Elizabeth […]

A pocket watch half buried in the sand

You Don’t Have That Kind Of Time

In her book, Bird By Bird, writer Anne Lamott tells the story of going dress shopping with her best friend, Pammy. Anne was 38 and looking for an outfit that would impress her current boyfriend. Pammy was the same age and dying of breast cancer. When Anne emerged from the dressing room wearing a short, tight […]

Homeless man laying on a bench asleep. The man is wearing a long sleeve light blue shirt and long gray green pants

Dying Alone

There’s no greater misfortune than dying alone. Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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