The longer I go without sending a newsletter, the more daunting sending a newsletter becomes. Especially in these times, when our democracy is in such…
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One thing critical race theory opponents can’t do is prevent people from disclosing their own ancestors’ participation in enslavement & genocide. That’s…
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Dear friends, Ancestor Trouble is out in the world! If you follow me on social media, you may have heard plenty about it by now, but if not, here are…
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Dear friends, For me, this time of year brings a heightened awareness of what’s passing and what’s to come, and in that way it tends to call attention…
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Hi Friends, Here’s hoping January is landing as peacefully as possible for you. At my place we’ve been drinking too much tea and noticing the days…
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Hi friends, Ancestor Trouble is coming out at the end of this month, eep! My editor, Andrea, sent along some photos of the finished book, which is still…
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Hello friends, I’m doing my best to honor the season of the thinning veil by reading more, writing more, and connecting in ways that feel nourishing…
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Hi friends, I’m sending wishes for winter insight and tenderness with this newsletter, which discusses: poetry, earth kinship, insect alphabets, and…
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On Jung and family symbols, including some of mine: black cats and mugwort, acorns and oaks, cardinals and quartz, clover and seashells. Also singing.
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Hello friends, some things have been happening. Ancestor Trouble galleys arrived last week, I have a gorgeous new website (thanks to Being Wicked), I…
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“Maybe I’m just like my father,” Prince sang the year I turned thirteen. “Too demanding,” “too bold.” At stoplights, in malls, on rides at the county…
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I’m a magpie. Instead of shiny things I collect other people’s stories about families and ancestors and echoes. Here are a few I’ve particularly…
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