• Mental Health
  • Changing the Narrative

    I have, for as long as I can remember, been a story teller. As a kid, I wrote in multiple journals simultaneously, wrote “novels” and short stories in addition to “publishing” “magazines” about sports and fashion catalogues (quotations indicate outlandish childhood visions in contrast with what we all recognize as reality). I’ve continued to write […]

  • Fiction
  • Castaway

    I feel unmoored. I feel irretrievably, helplessly unmoored. I have been cast adrift in the ocean of myself and I am simultaneously overwhelmed and consumed by the pursuit of rescue. Rescue will not come. Only I can save myself. Where do I even begin? None of my survival skills have prepared me for being lost […]

  • Mental Health
  • On Puppy Parenthood

    Yesterday, my life was changed forever: we adopted our dog Jester from Dog Tales Sanctuary and I could not be happier. Jester has never had a home before, and sharing ours with him is probably the greatest thing in the world. He’s only been with us for a short time, but already I’m learning so much. […]