The Empty Bowl

The Listen to your Mother Show: Backstage and Inside As I waited backstage at the Listen to Your Mother show, my anxiety took shape as the certainty that my period just started three different times. Three different times, I was wrong. In between those nervous trips to the bathroom, I applied and then re-applied my make-up at […]

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The Rehearsal

We had our first rehearsal for Portland’s Listen to Your Mother show this morning. Afterward, I felt like passing out. It’s quite possible I was dehydrated from crying, or low on oxygen from laughing so hard. My head was spinning, my body was shaking, and I’m pretty sure I was incoherent. I am in awe of […]

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Listen to Your Mother: Portland Cast

I’m beside myself with joy to be part of the cast for Portland, OR’s Listen to Your Mother show! If you’re in the area, get tickets here. I went to the show last year and was bowled over by the talented storytellers on the stage. I laughed. I cried. I may have even sobbed. It […]

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I Quilt Too

Sunset Sunrise Quilt

And I might as well write about it over at Quilt It, Baby! Click over to read about such delightful things as tipsy stitching on the beaches of Mexico, cracking knees, DIY yoga mat carriers, and hacking IKEA towel racks to store quilt tops. If you’re into that sort of thing.

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Owning It

Do You Apologize for Your Accomplishments? At a young age, I learned to hide my gifts. I learned to be ashamed of my straight-A’s. Well, that’s a little lie. I didn’t get straight-A’s. I got straight C’s in handwriting, and once–in Fifth Grade–I got a B in Religion, a grade which sent me into my […]

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