42 and Counting: Why I’m Celebrating Another Year

As I approach my 42nd birthday this week, I do so as a survivor of congenital heart disease, depression, and anxiety. I am glad to be alive for if my suicide attempt twenty-six years ago had been successful, I would have missed my sisters’ weddings, the birth of their children, meaningful friendships, and life-changing theatreContinue reading “42 and Counting: Why I’m Celebrating Another Year”

Sunday SoulJourn: Hollywood, Here I Come

I’m preparing for a new SoulJourn in this my year of confidence! There will be a SPRING in my step come March as I spend the few months that follow in the city with stars in its eyes, on its billboards, and imprinted in its sidewalks. I’m packing a bag, driving from east to westContinue reading “Sunday SoulJourn: Hollywood, Here I Come”