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be who you needed when you were young

Love can be expressed in so many ways that sometimes it doesn't even really seem like love. Like maybe someone in your life is in a constant state of worry over your health and safety and to you it's just annoying. But…

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  • February 7, 2018

i cried in my breakfast

This morning, I cried in my breakfast. A real scrunchy, stink-face, slobber-lip cry. Not because I was sad. But because I was happy. (Ugh, I know, but hear me out.) I was sitting with my husband in front of our blazing morning fire in our sweet desert home, he was reading aloud a spiritual text…

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  • January 26, 2018

some damn alone time

I'm in the Bay Area alone for a week and I actually felt a little bad/weird about taking so much space for me time. And then I caught myself. I had scheduled a sacred ceremony on Monday with a priestess (more on…

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  • January 19, 2018

learn to love better because you must

I had a sassy email all ready to send you. About families and all the craziness we exchange...especially during the holidays. And then I got word that a beloved member of my hi-desert community passed suddenly.There's a lot of pain…

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  • December 6, 2017

your presence is the greatest present

I come from the school of #BuyNothingDay. Of Reverend Billy and the Shopacolypse (and now the SHIPocalypse with all the product shipping). Of giving that doesn't include buying. So here are a few gifts for you because by buying nothing today on…

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  • November 24, 2017

self-care is e’rywhere

think about self-care a lot. Because of my super-sensitivity and the chronic pain I've danced with for over 20 years, it's a big ol' part of my life. I've embraced, resisted, ignored, played dumb, gone overboard, found peace, fallen flat…

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  • November 20, 2017

how to let go and make peace with the pain

The other night I cried a banshee-wounded-animal-wailing-holy-prayer-to-the-goddess cry. I had just closed out a beloved project/collaboration of almost four years and I was grieving the loss. Hard. The intense emotions flowed right through me like a sieve filtering sweetness, love,…

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  • November 9, 2017