My family kept gallon cans of shortening in the kitchen. Mama would ask us to grease the pans, […]
In November of 2010, I was living in a quiet town in Orange County with my husband, Dave, […]
Or, “An Overly-Accurate Dating Profile” I make my own hummus. I have about five go-to variations. It’s not […]
I wasn’t going to post this anywhere, but I didn’t want to lose it. It is, obviously, a […]
I don’t remember learning how to love, originally. I only remember the origins of little love-habits. I remember […]
A panic attack in the middle of Long Beach.
I left prison today, last year. I washed before leaving, taking the longest and hottest shower I had […]
If we were having coffee, I’d click bait you. Click bait has been making me laugh lately, the […]
Written July 14th, 2015 from the California Institute for Women – 100 hours before I was free, a […]
“Who?” Curiosity slipped from my teeth before I realized it didn’t matter. I listened to my sister explain, […]
In the copshop, in RC– Fire Camp Training at the California Institute for Women. Mr. Darr leaned in […]
A heartmelt post that starts years before I ever went away.
I finally held Dave’s death certificate on Monday night. It shouldn’t have been a shock, but it was. […]
I met Alex when I was 17 years old. I don’t know if you can remember so long […]
I had locked myself in with my thoughts. The cell doors around me popped open and the cacophony […]