How Vipassana meditation helped heal my body insecurities.
Ode to the brave mother.
You have to let it go...but how?
The priceless approval of a twelve-year-old.
One little girl's journey from an orphanage crib to a family farm.
Experiences in adult potty training, a reflection on the little moments that shape us.
Library books. The sound. The smell. Crinkling plastic, shiny pages, inky and metallic. A fading film picture of three sun-baked, knobby-kneed boat kids. Two bright blond, one red-head, 1980’s home-sliced haircuts, generous in the bangs, efficient to keep salty hair out of eyes. Wearing undies and oversized shirts, leaning in transfixed around a weary mom … Continue reading Just Read to Me
Visits home, and learning to become a conscious contributor to the places I travel.
“Mmm...I’m not as excited for my birthday as I was last year,” she says seriously. Eight-almost-nine seriousness. Confident and sullen. Maybe she will be more like her aunt after all. God help her... “I don’t want to grow up," she says from her bunkbed, flipping through a picture book. "I wanna stay a kid.” “Ah, … Continue reading Ten-Year Plan, at Nine