I will survive

Winter. Bleh. I forced myself to go hang out with friends yesterday.  I’m glad did.  We had a wonderful healthy dinner and then played a few games of Euchre with new friends.  Eventually,… Continue reading

Daily maintenance

Oo Winter is almost here….  Back East that would mean snow boots, puffy coats, and warming the car up and leaving the keys in the ignition.  Here, it means filling a 16oz thermos… Continue reading


At what point do the choices I make stop being okay?  For an impressive amount of time my choices were dictated by the policies and values of others.   They were my foundation.  I’ve… Continue reading

I’m juicing

Okay.  I’ll admit it.  I’m juicing.  There I said it. Admission is the first step to recovery. I have 10 minutes until I’m supposed to leave so I can bike the 5 miles… Continue reading


I sigh a lot.  The dictionary on my computer defines a sigh as: sigh |sī| verb [ intrans. ] emit a long, deep, audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or a similar feeling… Continue reading

I have fallen in love — again

I miss my friends.  They now have a daughter whom I love just as much as I love them.  This was a good visit.

Biking with my dog… in the city

It looks like this:

A decade in one year

I have lived. The first time I stepped foot in Seattle was exactly one-year ago yesterday.  I thought about blogging but decided against it.  I had too many things on my plate and… Continue reading


I pray to spaces that hold my wounded friends: Give them room to understand the pain the holds them. Allow their necks to wiggle free and grant them permission to withdraw oxygen from… Continue reading

Terrible, horrible, no good, absolutely awful day

Not much sleep. Interesting day. Public transportation was backed up so I was 30min late for rehearsal, left rehearsal and tried to catch the last 30 minutes of a concert I and a… Continue reading