Mourning

Raise a cup for life. June 14, 2015

Bea was my mother’s friend from when they were little girls. My mom passed away about eight years ago, but she and Bea (and twelve of their friends) all knew each other since kindergarten. I grew up in New York City, but remember always hearing about Bea, because she had moved to Boston. She was a […]

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Empowering Women: Toward Motherhood April 21, 2014

It was a pilgrimage to motherhood; yet the whole experience is like a dream to me now. My son is eleven years old and thriving, and I couldn’t imagine things being any other way. Really, this isn’t a tale of woe, but one of celebration—a celebration of life and love, and spirit, and how we […]

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My Assent to Motherhood December 10, 2013

I am honored to have the post describing my pilgrimage to becoming a mother featured in the popular blog, Scary Mommy: An Honest Look at Motherhood. I knew that I would write the piece at some point in my life, but didn’t know when or what the circumstances would be for it to be drawn […]

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Goodbye, Cory Monteith July 28, 2013

No, I am not Lea Michelle; my life won’t fall apart because of Cory Monteith’s passing. I’ll listen to my Glee playlist again, sometime. But not today. I just couldn’t take Cory’s character, Finn Hudson’s gritty, angelic voice coursing through my veins. Lo-sin’- my- re-li-gion. Try-in’- to- keep- up- with- you. It’s playing in my head, anyway. I didn’t […]

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