January 7, 2009 didn't exist for me. A decade ago, I was on a plane to Sydney, Australia. When you're running away from a lot of things, you choose the farthest place you can swing. I left on January 6th and when I arrived in Sydney, it was January 8th. This girl was bopping around… Continue reading the day that didn’t exist.
Rafting the Middle Fork of the Salmon River was [hands down] one of the most amazing experiences of my life. Words trying to spell out the laughs, scares, beauty, realizations, breathlessness... would fall short. So, in hopes, here are some photos to explain... [in almost completely random order...] [a week for the books. a time… Continue reading where i’ve been for the last week…
Hey American Friends... How's it going? I hope you're paying attention... because there's a lot going on... Tomorrow, President Obama is giving his State of the Union Address. I'm sure you've heard about this and I hope you intend on watching. A lot of talk about our economy. Where are the jobs? And then Health… Continue reading be hope.
Talking to clients about American Presidents might be my new favorite thing. [must remind that i work with adults with mental disabilities.] Sometimes clients will catch staff talking about politics and want to give their two cents. A conversation recently turned to the subject of "Favorite President of All Time" and Sandy, a client, wanted… Continue reading presidential crowd pleasers.
It was a hard year. The hardest yet. Last fall. Leaving Yosemite in a blur to try and soften the blows of a family emergency and my sister's divorce. The darkness of that. Fresno. The tears of family, the delicacy of a two year old in question in your arms. Hard. The frustration of uncertainty.… Continue reading i am done.
A couple things from the girl on Vicodin*... I first saw this short film in Sydney... at the Banff Film Festival. It was so incredible for me to watch it, to be there. Sydney was rough. Having something like that film festival to bring me back to familiarity was huge. I felt so close to… Continue reading enjoy yourself while you can.
I think this is pretty great. You? *Obama is speaking in reference to Kanye West's stunt at the MTV Video Music Awards: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1z8gCZ7zpsQ
I'm back in AMERICA!! I'm in LA! The airport! I haven't been able to stop singing this song... Then I'll be in Denver with my dear dear friend, Katrina, for a truly magical night. I feel this picture is appropriate: She is precious. I am psyched to get to see her! I am SO excited!… Continue reading i’m back in the land of the milk and honey!