Category Archives: Dear Evan and Lulu

Please don’t forget

Dear Evan and Lulu, Today the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling to make same-sex marriage a nationwide right. Today I had the honor of watching the world celebrate from the hub of the movement, San Francisco. Today I got to hear from Robbie Kaplan, about her monumental part in this victory. Today I wept over and

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I am the one

I recently starting journaling with my 8yr old. We take turns answering questions and leaving each other notes. One of the questions asked “What would you do if you weren’t afraid to fail?” I put “I would be a writer.” She put “I would jump at Jumptime.” Almost the same thing. (Sidenote, she later confessed she thought it said FALL,

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Why be Pretty?

I’ve battled pretty my entire life. I spent decades trying to be the word. Years trying to dissect the word. Now, after raising two young girls all I want to do is dismiss the word completely. It has stolen years of my life, more money than I ever want to think about, and lots and lots of joy. And why? 

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