In the Dark

Last week, I found out that my foundation color was discontinued. If you’re a girl, you feel my pain. If you’re a boy…think about if your favorite sneakers were discontinued. Or your favorite…basketball? I don’t know what gets discontinued for boys. So I found myself in Sephora, shoulders slumped, facing the task of finding aContinue reading “In the Dark”

Thoughts from the Pew: Lord, Have Mercy

It happens towards the end of the service every Sunday. After the hymns, the sermon, but before we file forward to accept the body, the blood on our tongues, we say the prayers of the people. The exact words vary, as does the person leading us in the prayers, but one thing remains the sameContinue reading “Thoughts from the Pew: Lord, Have Mercy”

Yeast Rolls and Heartache

Every memory I have of my Aunt Rita is set on the backdrop of food. Every Thanksgiving the aunts, uncles and cousins would all crowd into Aunt Rita and Uncle Earl’s tiny home, the men in the living room watching sports and the women in the kitchen preparing dinner. Aunt Rita was small and soft andContinue reading “Yeast Rolls and Heartache”