Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda… no Offend-a

Reposted from October 2018... Now when it comes to talking about Dia de los Muertos... as a white, middle aged, blond haired, green eyed guera, I consider myself no entitled-ass expert over here or anything. But know this- while I am not Mexican by birth I married one, we're raising three, AND I made alters …

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Loss

It doesn’t feel like real loss. Not yet. Please know, I’d have shed the tears (borrowed from that future when it finally hits home) at your funeral, if I could have. Would that have honored more than their lack? I meant no disrespect. But even facing you then the loss didn’t hit home.  What did …

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On Champagne and Standing and a View of Construction Equipment

I'd LIKE to think sharing this article is not like drinking spoiled milk and going "oh my God- taste this!" It was hard to read. Read it! This article It's an article by a favorite writer of mine about mothering her dying friend through Hospice care. And the whole article is lovely and haunting, what …

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