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February Notes.

28 Days in February - 59/365 days in 2017   Favorite Moments We traveled to Indiana to celebrate our friend's thirtieth ...

Essays | 01

| I'm writing at our breakfast table, journal open, black ink on skinny lines.  The rain is slowly dripping off our grey ...

January Notes.

31/31 days in January - 31/31 days in 2017   Favorite Moments One evening we drove around with our windows open, singing ...

Why I’m Writing a Letter to Every Day in 2017

I remember, Pre-Internet, at the beginning of each year a set of skinny journals would appear on store shelves, all lined together in a box.  Their spines read January, February, March and continued with all the lovely names of the year.  Just looking at them made me think about all the life I ...

Why You Hated Rory Gilmore in the Revival

Okay, Internet.  I've read your statuses and heard your complaints about Rory Gilmore in the Gilmore Girls Revival, and I'd like to ask you one question: What was your post grad life like? Before we get into that, let me admit, I'm completely biased.  Gilmore has helped me through every ...

A Toast For You

One of my favorite parts of a meal is the toast - formal or informal, clinking thin wine glasses together or touching two pieces of takeout pizza over a picnic on the living room floor.  Words spoken over a gathering of people is totally my jam. For the longest time, a group of girls gathered ...

Growing Up an Altar Girl

Before I was talking, I was humming along to the spoken liturgy at church.  Before I could see over the dark, wooden pews, I was standing and sitting in the sort of dance prayer the Catholic Church engages.  My earliest memories are filled with kneeling during communion in white tights and crushed ...