Little Girl

Dear Little Girl, I’m addressing you as “little”,  because let’s face it… you’re the shortest one in your class and won’t hit 95 pounds until you’re almost 16. Also, because I’m what I’d like to think of as the older, wiser, still shorter than most, 30-something version of you and I wanted to tell youContinue reading “Little Girl”

China, Cheesecake & The Great Wall

As the airplane screeched to a halting stop, I breathed deeply. My husband, who had been fast asleep for majority of the 13 hour journey, gazed over to me and lovingly said, “Welcome Home, Brynn.” A moment that had hung in the stars for over a decade collided with Earth’s knowledge of time and weContinue reading “China, Cheesecake & The Great Wall”

Dream Maker or Dream Breaker?

As I sit in my living room on my over-sized yellow chair, the baby is napping, the house is quiet and my walls seem to fade into the background… I am now sitting in the middle of my bed, legs crossed, indian style, like when you’re  a kid… because I am 14. The walls inContinue reading “Dream Maker or Dream Breaker?”