My Vaginal, Unmedicated, Homebirth

Why? Why vaginal birth? Many articles casually suggested getting a c-section, but I knew I was too healthy for such a thing. Plus, vaginal made the most sense because it's natural though I had many ignorant fears sold to me by the media. Once I was educated, it was still a little scary to imagine … Continue reading My Vaginal, Unmedicated, Homebirth

Fear of the Sea

INSPIRED BY AND FEATURING ARTWORK BY CHEENO. Seasar Waterways sat in his swimming trunks on the edge of a wooden dock leading out to his father’s favorite river, The Ways. A few miles ahead, the river and the sea met. “That’s called a confluence,” his father Banks had told him many times until he could … Continue reading Fear of the Sea

And Then There Was Honolulu

View from Diamond Head We get there. We were excited. We got our car. He hooked us all the way up with a Nissan Pathfinder that normally rents for like $100+ day at no additional cost. We were more pumped because we would be able to snooze in the back comfortably (it's roomy inside and … Continue reading And Then There Was Honolulu

Resonance

I'm out of words to say. No. What I mean is I feel everything needing to be said has already been given life through the sound of feeling and thought. Does that mean I stay quiet? Sometimes I'm too frustrated to sing the chorus again. Everyone knows the chorus. The bridge. The opening line sometimes … Continue reading Resonance