Category Archives: Books

A Heart-Shaped Friendship

I can’t even begin to tell you how many friends I’ve made in my ten years of blogging. I’ve pretty much said yes to everyone who’s ever reached out to me, wanting to meet up or connect. And, in turn, I’ve reached out to dozens of other people I first came to know virtually. It […]

A Brief Note on Putting Myself Out There

I think one of the strangest things about writing a memoir is reading reviews of it, because the write-ups aren’t just about the book, but they’re about my life. Almost a year into having my book out there, I think I’ve gotten fairly used to it, but it’s still strange to read an assessment about […]

Notes from Atlanta

We landed in Atlanta yesterday, after a long, but actually kind of pleasant, flight. I held back tears saying goodbye to Veronica at the airport in Los Angeles, nuzzling into her while she sat strapped into her car seat. I whispered to her, “I love you more than anything in the whole world.” And again, […]