You are 12 years gone. And yet I feel you beside me. These past few months you have walked with… Read more 12 Years Gone
What I (think I) Know About Grief Is….
What I (think I) know about grief is…. It makes you forget. You get lost driving to work. You never… Read more What I (think I) Know About Grief Is….
This town, it is my memory. Like it was then, when we’d take turns as passengers, closing our eyes while… Read more This Town.
This year, is an AIDS year.
St Augustine said that “Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things… Read more This year, is an AIDS year.
A Service For Us. A Funeral Reimagined
For Erich Kotschi (1982-2004) 11 years ago today was Kotschi’s funeral. I was heartbroken and unbelievably angry. That service wasn’t… Read more A Service For Us. A Funeral Reimagined
Sermon. A Woman Deeply Troubled
“I am a woman deeply troubled” We live in troubling times. In the past few days we have been… Read more Sermon. A Woman Deeply Troubled
Overdose Awareness. Grief, Respect, and Power.
Written for the San Francisco Overdose Awareness Day event, August 30th, 2015. I was 20 when overdose first touched my… Read more Overdose Awareness. Grief, Respect, and Power.