First Birthday

One year ago today I saw you Earthside for the first time. I remember thinking that you were so much lovelier than the other wrinkly, shriveled newborns I’d seen before. You were perfect, and I was lucky enough to be…

Grieving Our Normal

It’s early April and I am in mourning. In the face of a global pandemic I feel foolish, when so many have lost so much more, but still I am in mourning. I am grieving the loss of birthdays and…

Buying Beer In Chicago

We’re just kids. Legally adults, old enough to vote and order a cocktail, but young and full of foolish dreams. We just met a few months ago but our hearts fit together like puzzle pieces and we’re already picking china…

Here Comes The Sun

They say “cold hands, warm heart,” but I happen to live in Minnesota. They say “cold hands, warm heart,” but my hands are almost always cold. To be fair, my heart is almost always warm, too. I like to think…

Incoherent Ramblings of a “Yes” Girl

I am a “yes” girl. You want to have a playdate? Need someone to watch your kids? Looking for someone to run an errand for you? Pick up extra work? Clean your house? Support your business? Throw your girlfriend a…