Meet Susan

(From May 2018) Sometimes, the things I study and write about are so heavy, heady, and effective in striking the discord of dissonance that I can’t stand it. Composting existential dysphoria into nourishment is one of my gifts…but there are times this other thing comes out of me. Susan. Her name is Susan. My brain … Continue reading Meet Susan


Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. ~Marie Curie   Can we track down the exact moment in history, or her writings that prove this was said? And if so, is the meaning we make from … Continue reading Grace

Pandemic Curation #6

The novelty’s worn off, right? The boredom, frustration and feeling trapped; the compulsions, the freeze response; the conspiracy theories and paranoia. The roller coaster continues. Yesterday I hit my first doldrum. Overdue, I might add. I pulled the blankets over my head for an extra hour and felt grateful my kids are old enough to … Continue reading Pandemic Curation #6

Pandemic Curation #4

I’m so excited by some of the things coming out of my mouth today that I can’t wait to jump in. But first, the news is full of new personal stories and sad, frightening new understandings of this virus every morning. Business owners and families are struggling with the financial impact. And some business owners … Continue reading Pandemic Curation #4

For Every

“The quote that is normally attributed to the writer ANAÏS NIN, “We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are” is also a Talmudic idea about dream analysis: People can only dream about things they have encountered or thought about, and so their dreams consist not of reality — whatever that is — … Continue reading For Every