Philosophy · Relationships · Society/Culture · Spirituality

Seeking Happy Holidays

It’s 1:31am on December 21st, 2016, as I write this. Good Yule, y’all! Or, blessed Solstice! Hearing these words in person would be uncomfortable for many people. What did she say? Yule, seriously?? Must be a New Age wonk…smh. There are also those for whom hearing anything other than their own particular holiday greeting triggers… Continue reading Seeking Happy Holidays

Parenting · Relationships · Society/Culture

“Legitimate” Grief — or Why it Still Matters

[NOTE: This three-year-old post was imported from an old blog of mine. This month marks 13 years since the day I reference below, not ten.] ________________________________________________________ December 18, 2013, marks ten years since the worst day of my life. I can’t believe it’s been a decade since I lost my first child, since I spent… Continue reading “Legitimate” Grief — or Why it Still Matters