Essays

This is How We Feel The Road

It is a warm afternoon, a lazy Saturday in which we attempt to see the world beyond reruns of Fast and Loud, or my choice: Fixer Upper. These shows always leave us wanting things we do not really need — more horsepower, more square footage. But we have enough and the forecast looks good, so …

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Essays

Let’s Go Slow

Note to readers: With Mother’s Day approaching, this excerpt from my collection of essays seems befitting. Much love to all the mamas out there. I feel your pain…  I am a twenty-something mother of two when my oldest son starts school. He meanders onto the playground and into the whirling sea of child-monsters who are …

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Writing

Get Over Yourself, Writer

When the words begin to bubble and brew in my soul, building up with volcanic force, writing sets them free. The expression of my art keeps me alive in a way that nothing else can. So to write is not merely a privilege — it is a necessity. But it ain’t easy. Hell no, it …

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