Dear Wendy
Dear Wendy

It’s Personal

This is the post I’ve dreaded writing for years, and over the past week, I started several different versions of it. The truth is, nothing I can say would do justice to the cat that was Miles, but his death warrants more than just a passing mention in a comment on a Friday Links post… Read more

A couple weeks ago, I opened up my IG stories to quick advice questions anyone might have (saved to a highlight reel here). The most common question was: “How did you know if you wanted a second baby?” I gave a brief answer in my stories, but I thought I’d open the topic here, too… Read more

Happy New Year (a couple days early, depending on when you’re reading this)! I hope 2022 was a decent year for you and, if it wasn’t, I hope these past few days have given you a chance to decompress, reflect, and clear the air for a more promising 2023. This past year I stepped back… Read more

I’m reading a new book, “The Invisible Kingdom,” published just a few weeks ago and included on a list I saw recently of the “best books of 2022 so far.” I saw that it was about chronic illness, including long Covid, and put it on my holds list at the library. For many months –… Read more

The other evening the four of us were at the dinner table and it was Lunar New Year and we got to discussing Asia, and then specifically, China, and Jackson said to Drew, “You and Mom went to China once, right?” And Drew said, “Yeah…” and then took a second to calculate how long ago… Read more