Category: Daily life

Some Delicious Raisins, Lots of Shitty Bread

Going through my files of writing, looking for idea lists that I’ve previously made so I’m not always recreating the wheel. I’ve done some good work over the years, some of it pretty extensive, and had some good ideas for pieces and projects that haven’t gone very far. But little of it has been sewn up and worn outdoors. Read more →

Love Is Just Around the Corner…

Some people know, and some people don’t, so here’s the skinny… Yes, we bought a house. At its core it’s an old farmhouse, and then it has weird additions. It’s on 3/4 of an acre and around the corner from where we live now–Rachel counted, and it’s actually 15 doors down, a 10 minute walk. We’re slowly taking things over… Read more →

Not Even Two Weeks Later…

I’m sitting in a Santa Barbara window seat–early morning, cup of coffee–staring out at the smooth water toward the Channel Islands, confusing a swimming club flashing out by the bouy line for a pack of dolphins and thus waking my daughter too early, watching people more ambitious than I out for their runs. It’s 12 days since I finished at the… Read more →

What’s Going On?

Mother, mother… It’s been a while since I posted, and I just wanted to catch up. The middle of this month, I finished my first unit of CPE at California Pacific Medical Center and, overlapping with the finishing, I began my new unit–new hospital site, new teachers, new cohort of students I study with. First unit I worked at Pacific… Read more →