10 months ago


This post may start and end in a state of confusion. I’m going to fray several threads: My 5-year Jazzercise anniversary. A recent trip back to the Bay Area. My work. The death of my grandfather’s brother. A song called Keep Reading

4 years ago

Celebrating Care

I’m going to put on my family scientist hat for a few minutes to talk about Mother’s Day. Last year, I read this thoughtful article by my favorite writer, Anne Lamott, called Why I Hate Mother’s Day. Keep Reading

4 years ago

Courage to Dance

This month, I am celebrating two years of teaching Jazzercise. It has been two years of learning new routines, finding my voice and presence on stage, lots of oops-es and blunders and complete loss of functional Keep Reading

4 years ago


one breath, our breath the moment i met you your breath became our breath my chest tightening as you exhaled opening as you drew life back in. you cried one breath, our breath my throat Keep Reading

6 years ago

My summer reading

Alternately titled: Since I can’t take a vacation this summer, I’ll engage in my other favorite form of escapism: heady and/or frivolous reading. I’ve been inspired by a handful of blog posts on the interwebs this Keep Reading

6 years ago

Jazzed up!

I will rarely post to this blog about Jazzercise. However, as part of the “happy life” portion of this blog, I wanted to share some exciting news: I just completed the certification process to become Keep Reading