Photo by Stéphane Juban on Unsplash We woke 3 days ago to the kind of quiet that feels like something’s wrong. When I looked out the window, I couldn’t imagine how we’d slept through it, but our front yard and the walkway leading from our porch to our...
I watched two movies about mothers of young children recently that reminded me how it felt to be judged by teachers and other parents. It’s been a long time now, but the feeling came back, raw, as I watched Tully and Little Children, now out on DVD. In Tully,...
I live, hike, and write in Salt Lake City.
I write mostly about losses of all kinds: grief, illness, coming from a messed-up family—and making a good life regardless of how rough the raw material is.