A note to my warrior self

To the Rose in this photo, 4 years ago and 40 hours into labor of her baby. This is what I want you to know: Your baby will be here early tomorrow morning, as light begins to crack open the dawn. You have been moving mountains and calling upon the strength of your ancestors to […]

Just wave and say hi

Poison ivy. I’ve been identifying this plant with my son as we visit our favorite spots in the woods. Spring brings out so many buried things, the good and the bad. As I explain what poison ivy is to my son, I notice how negative I am about the plant. And yes, the rash that […]