Monthly Archives: August 2015

Firstborn

It is not a debilitating disease. It is not a death. It is not a permanent loss or a mistake that can never be undone. But sending your firstborn off to college is not nothing. People have often asked us … Continue reading

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When We Were Young

We lived at Chris’s family farm, the three of us. Sam was the 6th generation Willis to inhabit the 100-year-old farmhouse. We tore out old ceilings, built bigger closets, painted every surface that could be prepped and sanded. We sang … Continue reading

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A Different Narrative

I am overcome. Your notes, your texts, your calls, your stories. There are so many. So very many. For five days and nights now, I have been enveloped in love and light. I have also been privy to so many … Continue reading

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Muscle Memory

We all have untold stories, pieces of us that for whatever reason remain buried, unseen. But that doesn’t always mean they should stay there, hidden. I am an advocate of sharing stories as a way to heal — both self … Continue reading

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