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Murky depths

I once lived in a house that had a huge garden with an odd rectangular indentation in it. I came to find out that many years back, this rectangle had been a pool, in which the gardener had tragically drowned. And so the family filled it in. I remember thinking that it was a … Continue reading

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Sagebrush Board Bags

I am OBSESSED with these board bags made from up cycled or vintage materials right here in So Cal. “The bags are made with half coffee bean sack, half thick fabric, entirely lined and pulled closed with a drawstring.” http://www.sagebrushbags.com/ I’m planning to order a custom one for my 9ft … Continue reading

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Guilt Laden

The guilt trip. Not a journey I particularly like taking. Let’s talk about guilt. There is no pleasure in guilt. There is no such thing as a guilty pleasure. Guilt is an evil menace. Guilt drives us to do things we don’t want to, shouldn’t do and shouldn’t have to … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Crisis

It’s that weird time of the year when you’re not quite sure if you’re going to accomplish the things you set out to at the beginning (like learning to fly and writing a book), and work feels weird, and your kids are on vacation, and the sun is shining and … Continue reading

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Ssshhhhhht.

There is no such thing as stillness in my life. Just constant chatter. Even in my sleep, the dog moves to the foot of my bed and I’m awakened by his stirring. My mind is never still. Constant chatter. Thinking about the mundane: does Max have his swim bag?; to … Continue reading

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