Assorted Essays

My Salon pieces.

New York Times essay: Still Too Raw to Eat Meat

The Morning News: Hiss and Hers

The Rumpus: Through the Cracks

Brain, Child The Boulangerie

Brain, Child:  Ex In-Laws At My Wedding

Parents Visiting William

The Oregonian: Blooming Anew in the Rose City

YourTango: Maternal Me vs. Sexual Sue – Dating as a Single Mom

Babble: 10 Things I Wish I’d Done Differently When I Had My Baby

Babble: 5 Reasons I Was Afraid of My Baby Spot of Luck

Full Grown People: The Women Before Me

The Seattle Times: Isla Holbox Travel Story

Real Simple August 2013 Feature: A Change of Mind

Narratively: Running on a Broken Heart

Washington Post: Mental Illness Turned My Husband Into Someone I Didn’t Recognize. Still, His Death Left Me Reeling.

Denizen: From the Moon February 2015

High School Reunion story Chicken Soup May 2015

Brain, Child: Traveling With Lizzie May 2015

Salon: I Thought Travel Was a Thing of My Past August 2015

Islands: Washing Elephants in Sumatra October 2015

Motherwit: Child Psychology 101 October 2015

Vox: I Smoked Pot for the First Time in Thirty Years November 2015

Author of Mom, I'm Not a Kid Anymore