Meet Wren. Wrens are medium-small to very small birds. The English name “wren” derives from Middle English wrenne. It is cognate to Old High German wrendo, also known as kuningilin “kinglet” in Old High German. This name is associated with the fable of the election of the “king of birds”. The fable...

I watched my mom get married this last week and I was proud of the exposed choice she made. Marriage can be a source of strength. It helps us deal with disappointment and heartbreak. It teaches vulnerability. It creates familiarity, of the most intimate kind. Choosing to get married is a...

Two worlds exist atop one another… the ordinary and the world of magical thinking. People often describe me as artistic, I married a very creative man, and we are blessed with very imaginative parents. Thanks to our upbringing we grew up in our own wonderlands. A world of magical thinking. This...

Blackbirds, come out and finish your play in the October air. Fly above our heads, like ever changing clouds in the sky. Moving shade from corner to corner of our life. The breeze is just right and the sun is in constant supply. My summer colored skin is getting ready to migrate too. Thankfully. It’s...