The Sound and the Story

I’m still figuring out how to even talk about the last few months. Despite the fact that I don’t feel like I’m grieving, I’ve had a practically pathological avoidance of anything to do with Gram and dealing with her death. This avoidance has snowballed to include most forms of communication. And writing. So I’ve been […]

Overachiever

I’m in a play. (Midsummer Night’s Dream!With so many amazing and talented people!) Back onstage for a full production for the first time since my daughter was born. This would be enough all by itself, but I am an overachiever. TW: pregnancy loss, profanity, current state of the US Not only am I a primary […]

And so it continues…

Figuring out this whole creative mommyhood thing feels a lot like Sisyphus with his boulder. I find the magic formula, only to have it all roll away from me again. With the prospect of a baby came the fear of losing myself – of not doing the things I love like writing and acting. The […]

Adventures With Baby

As the baby gets older, computer time grows harder. She sleeps less, so she sees me interacting with screens more, which is not behavior I want her to emulate. And these days, she has finite patience for me doing anything that does not involve either feeding her or helping her stand. This girl is a […]

Update (The Highlights)

Life since my last update: My youngest sister had her baby! She then got married Which happened just a few days after my uncle’s funeral And while I was besieged by The Plague, requiring that I communicate via whiteboard. I have not been writing much (which has a lot to do with the lack of […]