Uprooted

Think of the happiest things/ It’s the same as having wings.

I balance where I was a year ago against today. Who I was a year ago against the person in the mirror this morning. What is the same? What is different? What did I see coming? What is so surprising it's hard to even know how I got here? What am I grateful for? What… Continue reading Think of the happiest things/ It’s the same as having wings.

Uprooted

And the day after tomorrow; Spring

I am writing this from the couch. On my body, a sweatshirt and sweatpants, socks with peppermints on them and a heated blanket thrown across my lap. It's chilly. This weekend was charming, bright sunshine and warm breezes across the days. I opened every curtain at John's to let the brightness sink into the rooms.… Continue reading And the day after tomorrow; Spring

Uprooted

“Beware, for I am fearless and therefore powerful.”

Happy Valentine’s Day to the girl who last year thought she would never know joy again. Well, little Katie, looks like you got your polka dots back.  Let’s hear it for loving yourself first, let’s hear it for the darkness we all have to abide to stretch towards the light, let’s hear it for the… Continue reading “Beware, for I am fearless and therefore powerful.”