Los Angeles Pride and Self Care

I injured my face two days ago. I plowed right into a thin piece of plywood hanging out the back of someone’s pickup truck. I’m fortunate it wasn’t my eye. My injuries could have been worse. I’m pretty sure this wasn’t a mere freak accident […]

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Loneliness and The Post Yoga Release

I got my ass kicked in a Buti yoga class this evening. It was my first and it won’t be my last. I’ve been trying to do things I’ve never done before and/or that make me initially uncomfortable. I’ve always loved regular yoga, so this […]

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The Dark

Death Cab for Cutie’s “I Will Follow You Into the Dark” was the first song I heard after my mother took her last breath. “Don’t Dream It’s Over” by Crowded House was the first song my mother heard after her youngest brother committed suicide. It’s […]

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Printed Capris and Cheap Sunglasses

Traveling was considered a luxury that just wasn’t available to my family. Due to finances, family vacation was non-existent. I was invited on two separate occasions to join a friend’s family on their family vacations, however. These trips led me to my first camping experience, […]

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