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Made me a fool

His apartment was on the second floor of a house near Tulane University. The house was the kind of old where the hard wood floors slant to one side and the bathrooms will never be clean because mildew and mold will never die in Louisiana. It was Junior year of college and we had been […]

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special

I quit therapy because I’m special. I’m not like all the other women who have been cheated on and then divorced. I’m different. My therapist kept bringing up boundaries. The concept of boundaries conflicted with my sense of self. I don’t have many boundaries. I mean, I do have some boundaries. For instance, if you […]

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Easter

I am a lover of rituals. Easter requires crafts, candy, photos, baskets and family. It is the making of one great ritual. Throw away the winter. Throw away the blues. It is springtime and time for rebirth. I grew up Catholic and that feature of the religion has become the one I miss or treasure. […]

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My Idols

Dolly Parton Frida Kahlo Anne Lamott the Virgin Mary These women light their world. They do not bend and they take no prisoners. They are who they are without apology. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.— Anne Lamott” 

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