Category Archives: Family

Resuming remembering my dad

[After months of meticulously revising this post, I logged in this afternoon to write about something else and decided to finally publish this  one instead. Enjoy.] My dad died by suicide in 1999. I was 14 years old. He suffered

Resuming remembering my dad

[After months of meticulously revising this post, I logged in this afternoon to write about something else and decided to finally publish this  one instead. Enjoy.] My dad died by suicide in 1999. I was 14 years old. He suffered

Crushing crackers in the diner

I’m not totally sure if I remember this happening, or if I’ve heard the story so many times that it’s like I remember it happening. If I recall the story correctly, I was two-ish years old. So don’t judge me

Crushing crackers in the diner

I’m not totally sure if I remember this happening, or if I’ve heard the story so many times that it’s like I remember it happening. If I recall the story correctly, I was two-ish years old. So don’t judge me

Terrifying excitement

Riding home from work on my scooter yesterday, wind blowing freely over my shoulders, I allowed myself for the first time in three weeks to feel excited about becoming a homeowner. I looked at all the shops and buildings I

Terrifying excitement

Riding home from work on my scooter yesterday, wind blowing freely over my shoulders, I allowed myself for the first time in three weeks to feel excited about becoming a homeowner. I looked at all the shops and buildings I

On tough times, love, and family

I always feel the need to engage in immediate, painful reflection on distressing issues. It seems oddly soothing to go through the process of producing a momentary feeling of rock-bottom terribleness through thoroughly remembering and coming-to-terms-with in order to get

On tough times, love, and family

I always feel the need to engage in immediate, painful reflection on distressing issues. It seems oddly soothing to go through the process of producing a momentary feeling of rock-bottom terribleness through thoroughly remembering and coming-to-terms-with in order to get

On W Day

We made it! W Day has come and gone, and I now blog from our beautiful corner hotel room in San Francisco where we are honeymooning. The weather is gorgeous this week in Ess Eff – perfect for Halloween- and

On W Day

We made it! W Day has come and gone, and I now blog from our beautiful corner hotel room in San Francisco where we are honeymooning. The weather is gorgeous this week in Ess Eff – perfect for Halloween- and

On popping the question

Just a little update, although I’m sure you’ve already heard:  we are engaged!

On popping the question

Just a little update, although I’m sure you’ve already heard:  we are engaged!