Today would have been my mother’s 59th birthday. I miss you, Gail Susan Harris, 13 years since you passed on. Poet, priestess, visionary, artist, friend, lover, and mother - you live in my heart always. As the lines to one of my many poems written in your honor said:
You breathed out what was left of [...]
Tonight I sit here with so much longing.
First, I long for my son to feel better. I write this blog post next to a little feverish boy who has just fallen asleep in my arms. His cries of discomfort cut through to my soul and I would do anything to soothe him right now.
I have [...]
Two weeks later, the BlogHer 2008 conference is still so much on my mind. I absolutely adored the conference and learned so much that I am not even close to assimilating it all. But there was one aspect about the conference that bothered me, in hindsight. Perhaps it was a function of the conference being [...]
Welcome to this blog - my chronicle of the illuminating, character-building path of single parenthood. I'm making this up as I go along. My life is my practice, and my five year-old son is my greatest teacher.