Photo Credit: https://pixabay.com/en/washington-dc-holocaust-museum-2090543/ It’s been 152 years since the 13th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified ending slavery, approximately 50 years since the end of the civil rights movement, and 73 years since D-Day and the defeat of Hitler. We all hope that time heals wounds, and that we learn from our mistakes and to […]Read More This Isn’t Politics
Have you ever found yourself holding back? Waiting for that perfect time? Perfect person? Perfect place? Of course you have, who are you kidding. You’re human. I don’t think this is limited to big feats or adventures (i.e. go on the trip, what you are waiting for!) Honestly, I will buy a cute new article […]Read More What are you waiting for?
Seeing as it’s the most time and effort I’ve ever dedicated to one event, and the biggest thing I’ve ever done, I figured I’d write about my favorite day – the day I married my best friend! The date: May 6, 2017. The engagement: August 31, 2016. If you’ve already done the math that means […]Read More Dingledidgood
**This is the story I wrote for our wedding website after our engagement. I wanted to preserve it here, on the blog ** Our lives are our own personal novels that we write every day: each year is a new chapter and each sunrise brings a new page. Tommy and I met in approximately our […]Read More Our Story
If there’s something I’ve noticed since I left the practice of law in April, it’s that people are dying to send me back to the law or are consoling me that I will get there eventually. As well-intentioned as all this may be, what if I don’t want to? What if I never step foot […]Read More This Is My Life
It’s been 2 months to the day since my sister left this world. A lot has changed in those two months. Clearly my sister’s absence alone is a huge change, but her loss has initiated a chain of other changes in my life. Since graduating and passing the bar in 2013, I had been practicing as […]Read More Breaking through Shame
Last night, on my way home from dinner I heard an author on NPR say something really beautiful about grieving and losing someone. I wish I could remember his name, and I certainly can’t remember his words exactly, but I’ll do my best. He said that maybe we aren’t meant to heal when we lose […]Read More Healing