The Good Things (October, Part II)

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Happy Friday. It’s been a week of lots of writing and too little sleep. It’s also been a week of slight panic at how “old” I am and how I haven’t accomplished someĀ things (namely, marriage, children, and careers as authors) that others my age have…

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The Good Things (September, Part III)

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It’s not been a great week, because of this. I am worried and feeling helpless, because mostly I am, and I’m having trouble concentrating. But as Dumbledore says, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if only we remember to turn on the light…

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On Choice

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When I was in high school, I went through a new-age phase. I have no hard stats on this, but I think that may have happened to a good percentage of confused Catholic-raised adolescents in the ’90s who saw The Craft or walked past a Hot Topic and thought, “Hmmm. Maybe that’s who I am?”

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