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Each morning I remind myself that I have carved out these couple of months of solitude to practice taking care of myself in the deepest…

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I’m telling myself. The phrase seems to suggest something like a resolution, an aspiration, a mantra, as if talk was a sort of incantation. And…

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I asked my friends about him. They filled me in: he was rich man’s son, smoked two packs a day, guzzled his coffee black, was…

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My body is none other than that of this island, and I carry the knowledge of what is required to sustain and heal myself, who…

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I was born into a violent family. It started generations ago in Montenegro. Always there was war and genocide. My Baba escaped with her two…

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I rode the bus yesterday. It was quite deliberate, I had other choices. My car went into the shop. It's cold here, and sadly, some…

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This is your house. At least for now, at the moment. The place you take me to, the space you call “home.” You know in…

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I have serious objections to lines in many American "holy documents". You know, lines like these: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all…

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My spouse awakened me this morning with all the lights on in the bedroom with the words “Mauna Loa is erupting!”. It was about 5:00am…

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Do something for more than a few days and it becomes normal, even the slow walk down this long hallway to visit her deathbed. In…

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You died at 4:47 A.M. on a Thursday, which is when Stephen called me at my hotel to tell me you had left us. He…

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I'm going to spend it with my boyfriend and his Mom as well as good friends of ours, people I dig…

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The true meaning of aloha brings to mind the image of Pacific Islanders, nose to nose, looking into each other’s eyes and literally sharing breath,…

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The first photograph of a human being was taken by accident in Paris 1838. Although you may not know it at first. The metal photo…

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At night, the wind whips across the sky and rattles the stone walls of the house where I am trying to sleep. The wind is…

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