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We are settling for counterfeit joys.

We are settling for counterfeit joys.

During my podcast interview with the author Francis Weller, we talked about our collective grief as a culture and the loneliness (from disconnection) we are all experiencing. When he said, "We are all settling for counterfeit joys instead...

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The first time I heard the word Oaxaca.

The first time I heard the word Oaxaca.

The first time I heard the word Oaxaca I was in the 6th grade. My best friend and her family had just gotten back from there and I still remember the feeling in my body when I heard them say it - Oaxaca. It inspired a kind of yearning for...

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Photos from Bali + Superhero Photo begins Monday!

Photos from Bali + Superhero Photo begins Monday!

Do you see the heart in the smoke above? One of my great pleasures was teaching some photography while I was in Bali! It lights me up to geek out about things like how to get that dreamy, blurred background in your photos... This is one...

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Our little LA fiasco! 😫

Our little LA fiasco! 😫

Remember that bacon-wrapped hot dog?   If you read my last newsletter, you might know that my son got food poisoning from a bacon-wrapped hot dog from a street vendor. (I know, sketchy!) But when I started the same uncontrollable...

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The pumpkin pie pusher.

The pumpkin pie pusher.

She saw me holding the pie with a look of uncertainty. "Do you need some help?" she asked. "How much is it?" I replied, aware that gluten-free pies (or anything gluten free) can be super expensive. She showed me the bottom of the box -...

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