Let’s Make Some Sweet Lemonade

A couple weeks back, I wrote about a conversation we had with the contractor working on our tiny house. We were unsatisfied…

A Powerful Valentine’s Day Gift

The contractors we hired to frame our tiny house finished up their work last week. It’s an indescribable feeling to see…

The Gift of Time

This weekend, we celebrated my mother’s 80th birthday with a party at my niece’s house. My siblings and in-laws…

How To Take Care of Yourself in Trying Times

My heart hurts. It hurts for the suffering in the world. It hurts for the way we’re treating one another. It hurts for…

Indecisive? Your Soul Knows

We recently hired a contractor to help us with the framing of our tiny house. I got a good vibe from Chris from our phone conversation.…

How To Spend Your Time Wisely

YESTERDAY was my sister’s annual Christmas cookie party — something she started at least 15 years ago. It’s…

All the Feelings

My dad loved Thanksgiving for many of the same reasons I do: we spend the day with family, we eat delicious food, we laugh a…

Feel Something, Say Something

It’s been a couple weeks since the election and as I begin to come out of the bubble of grief about my father’s passing,…

The Healing in Feeling

I’M AT THE hospital visiting my father. He’s had a relatively good stretch of health until he began feeling…

Do You Trust Yourself?

THE WEATHER has taken a serious turn here in New England. The days are brisk and I can already smell winter in the air. In fact,…