… a vintage Tiffany bracelet from my lover and a beautiful day with family.
I have a friend who is a cancer survivor. She had it before me and when I was first diagnosed, I looked to her for answers about what to expect. But now I am learning cancer journeys are as different and intimate as everything else about our bodies and lives and she is in a space I cannot relate to. I love her, but she is really struggling with depression over her life after cancer and I find it too… Keep Reading
This is my skyline now and I love it. Mermaids hang out here.
This year was a strong and sometimes bitter cup of tea. The year my daughter won a coveted research fellowship. Tje year we spent a month vagabonding over the summer. The year I was diagnosed with cancer and underwent vigorous treatment to kill the tumor. The year I gained a sister because my brother got married. The year I found out I am becoming an aunt again. The year my entire family came in to see me for a fantastic… Keep Reading
A piece of cake.
In the orchard last year with my daughter. The light was great, the weather was great, and something about the day reminded me of my dad. I see this foto snd immediately think of how much I moss and love my dad and lucky I am to have a daughter who enjoys our silly traditions like visits to the orchard and gathering good foods.
… the notion I can control everything around me. Like holding this ornament in one hand and my Nikon camera in the other, little control, but the result is pretty interesting.
Wrapped xmas gifts for my family.
I started investing a larger portion of my salary in long term savings and emergency savings like critical illness care health accounts.
was the last time my daughter and I spent Christmas apart. Per court-ordered visitation established during my divorce, my daughter was required to spend every xmas break for two weeks, one week during spring break, and 10 weeks during summer with her father. For seven years, we spent the xmas holiday separated by 1400 miles. I didn’t celebrate the holiday – no decorations, no tree, no gifts or elaborate dinners. I didn’t celebrate with friends or family. Instead I would… Keep Reading