Today for the first time publicly, I want to explain the ins and outs of this name change and why I finally felt ready to.
This summer I found a carpenter bee drowning in a cheap blow-up pool we'd temporarily set up on our back carport for our kiddo. I stood a moment watching it trying desperately to do anything at all to survive, but out in the middle of the pool with nothing to latch onto, it was going … Continue reading You Matter, Little Bee
Have you been feeling a bit off recently? Maybe you and your spouse are fighting a lot, or your friendships are on the rocks, or you just generally feel like everything in your life is going just a bit sideways? My dear friend, you are not alone. For Venus, who rules love and relationships, is … Continue reading Venus In Retrograde
A deep, longing rain washed over the valley today. It pushed leaves from trees and swept them down sidewalks in little rushing rivers that eventually led to gutters, no doubt hiding nothing more than debris and Halloween candy wrappers. It's a heavy rain. There is no wind, no thunder, just the constant trickling down my … Continue reading We Needed The Rain
One of my favorite things about myself is my eagerness to listen. I am an empath, through and through. I love this about myself and I have absolutely no qualms with claiming this because it has taken years of hard soul work to become a good listener. And I'm nowhere near done doing that work, … Continue reading I’m An Empath, But I Will Not Beg You To Talk To Me
It's taken me years to work out what to call what happened that night. For the first five years it was "consensual". I told myself that because I didn't understand that sexual assault and sexual harrassment are nuanced. The first 25 years of my life I'd been taught that rape and sexual assault only happened … Continue reading My Sexual Assault – The Truth & Why I Didn’t Report
On the one year anniversary of my cousin's death, his older sister wrote that the French version of "I miss you", translates to, "you are missing from me." She shared that this is how she feels about her little brother since his passing. He is missing from our lives. And while the pain dulls a … Continue reading You Are Missing From Me