August 1, 2019

At my parent's house in Cle Elum, there are boxes of old photos from the last 40 years of our lives, waiting to be sifted and sorted.  My prom pictures from 1996 are piled next to my parents wedding photos from 1975.  


Last weekend we were there for a birthday and...

July 24, 2019

This is a re-post from September 1st, 2016

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Days after my son Grayson was born in April 2014, my husband’s Grandma Fran passed away. 

Frances Momyer had b...

April 6, 2018

My toddler is having a melt down while I am changing my kicking, crying infant's full diaper.  As Grayson is jumping around to avoid my swatting, he hits my elbow then nearly plants his foot in the motherload resting on the ground by my knee. I start to lose it....

February 24, 2017

My friend Kim, recently shared this short, powerful, speech with me by Valarie Kaur, a Sikh lawyer, activist and storyteller.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/LCenwgheIBs

It had me in tears (happy tears) yesterday and I really wanted to pass it on.  If you need a shot of in...

November 28, 2016

About a month ago, Grayson decided he would start waking up a whole hour before his usual 7:00am.  My body had become so accustomed to our routine that when he decided to suddenly start waking up at 6 it proved to be very disruptive.  

I've always been a...

November 18, 2016

OK, its been a week or so. How's your post election hangover going?  Doing OK?  

Ofcourse, every four years there are winners and losers and someone is always disappointed. But this year seems especially brutal for the losing team. 

For those of you reading who...

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