Baba

(this is a beautiful eulogy written by our friend, Dawn, for her grandmother) Baba From my earliest conscious thoughts I remember you. I remember your cheery, positive, perfect intonation that projected love and comfort. “Hi, Honey,” you would always say. Your imprint into my core morality is deep and pure, a guiding pillar of righteousness … Read more

Boddie Born Anencephalic

When we decided it was time to have a child, I wasn’t that person that could think about getting pregnant and have it happen. It took me about 2 1/2 years. I remember thinking maybe a child wasn’t in my future. I thought about that for a few days and decided I was ok if … Read more

The Visitor

The Visitor They disappear from this plane of existence The ones we loved and knew so well Never to be held again in this world  But between this thin veil  of what is awake  and what is asleep, You will sometimes reappear Like a fleeting shadow  cast from a passing light An echo of your … Read more

Challenges of Life

I chose to write this post because of what my family and I are having to face right now. My brother, Arnie, is in failing health. He’s lying in an intensive care unit with so many health challenges that I feel his time on this earth is limited. Arnie has been on kidney dialysis for … Read more

I Don’t Diet

My name is Liz, and I am 24. I am an artist and a maker; a sister and a daughter; the joker and comedic relief; a feminist and an ally; a body positive example and a fat activist; but maybe one of the most important parts of my identity, is I don’t diet. Yep, that’s … Read more