The Bound Altar: Honoring Who is Really on Our Hearts

Traditional Memorial Altars with a Twist. This bind was an accident, really. It was initiated when our family suffered several deaths. Not only had we lost our beloved dog Paris, but my mother had also recently died in a tragic accident. They are represented by the pictures and stuffed animal and wild flowers, rock and … Continue reading The Bound Altar: Honoring Who is Really on Our Hearts

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Why Labels Matter, Like It or Not (This is Why I’m Renaming My Husband)

What’s In a Name? In high school, I got an award for being an “Advice Queen.” At the time (thank you seventeen), I was flattered thinking it meant people thought I was wise. Now, I’m sure that what it really meant was that I shared a heap of unsolicited opinions about things that were none … Continue reading Why Labels Matter, Like It or Not (This is Why I’m Renaming My Husband)