Category Archives: family

Cracking Open

From my post to social media: June 17, 2016 Sometimes I think I’ll just crack wide open from the weight of it all. All of it. The well of pain and grief that swallowed me whole this weekend. It’s heavy … Continue reading

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Super Fun Weekend

I traveled to LA this weekend to help my brother celebrate his Doctorate.  I went with the other members of our family of origin, joined by his husband’s sister, one of my exes who he’s close to, three long time … Continue reading

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One More Sleep

My lover is moving to Olympia tomorrow.  She’ll be in a hotel room for two nights and then come to my house to care for our cats while my family and I are on vacation in Florida. One more sleep. … Continue reading

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Heartbreak Between Friends

Heartbreak can happen between friends, too. There are a lot of songs and about the heartbreak that can result between lovers.  There aren’t a lot of songs or stories or movies (that I know of) about heartbreak between friends. I’m … Continue reading

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