Author Archives: Liza

QUINOA HATES ME

Yes, you read that right.¬†Quinoa hates me. A few years ago, my sister-in-law, Jenny, made this amazing dinner: avocado, tomato, corn, red onions and quinoa. As the lone vegetarian in a household of caveman-like meat eaters, Jenny was always trying … Continue reading

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MAKE IT FIT

Lest the title of today’s post fool you, I am not talking about a pair of jeans or a new skirt. So, feel free to keep reading as I gnaw on my never ending container of Starburst. This morning, while … Continue reading

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FADING

A few months ago, Joli and I took a trip to see her ocularist — the wonderful and brilliant professionals who created her prosthetic eye. It had been nearly 10 years since she first received her prosthetic, and it was … Continue reading

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WHAT WE MISS

It’s been a while, friends. I know. The great news is that I actually took a vacation (which I promised myself I would unplug as much as possible) and started a new job. It’s been a fantastic transition, and I’m … Continue reading

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MADE VISIBLE

This past week, my husband and I have been like two ships passing in the night. I had spent 3 days out of state doing equity and inclusion training in Vermont, and my husband has been busy with end-of-year, late … Continue reading

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FOR A LIVING

“My friend is mad at me.” Usually when my daughter comes home from school, she ignores me or, at best, answers me in one-word sentences. I knew to run quickly into this open door. “What happened?” I asked, anticipating her … Continue reading

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MAKE ROOM FOR FABULOUS

Donate. Keep. Throw.¬† Twice a year, I go through my closet and drawers (for the record, I have 1 small closet and no real drawers — just two small cubby shelves) and switch out my wool pants/sweaters for cotton tank … Continue reading

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