I got my first tattoo when I was in my early 20s. I began dreaming of having tattoos when I was 18 or 19. The ideas I had for tattoos then were awful. While my husband and I were walking around the neighbourhood a few...

Tears started gathering along my eyelids this morning as I wiped cookie dough off wooden spoons and spatulas in the kitchen sink. A batch of double chocolate cookies are chilling in the fridge. I'm tired. I didn't sleep well. My mind a mix of anxiety,...

I miss sleeping in. I write these words as I adjust to a new schedule, well, it's actually kind of an old schedule, but I'll get to that. I woke up at 5:50 am this morning. I haven't really slept past 7:30 am in three...

Dear Celine, You've been on my mind and in my ears a lot lately. I mean, if I'm being honest, you've been on my mind and in my heart since I was 12 years old. My parents got one of those Columbia House Records subscriptions when...

The first thing I thought about this morning was "what am I going to make for dinner?" Ok, maybe it wasn't the first, but it was definitely one of the first things I thought about when I peeled my eyelids open. For many, many years, even...

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