Safety Blanket

I have been feeling unsafe lately just existing in the world as me. Which is awful. To feel unsafe to simply be in the world. Because I am woman, I am vulnerable, and that is infuriating. It is also -sadly- not new. I had constructed some myths about being safe with friends, that somehow I […]

Mother’s day

I’ve been thinking about all the single mamas who will spend this arbitrary holiday alone or working or for some other reason away from their child. As I sat down to write about mamalove or perhaps my students’ love for their mamas or my love for them, my mind quickly jumped back in time. All […]

Wrap me up

She was supposed to be here this week. I keep thinking about that. I thought of her this evening. We were sitting outside on our tiny porch enjoying our dinner made from the last of the food in the fridge, impressed that I had made it stretch that far, especially with my son’s appetite. The […]