Thank You for Being YOU

Thank You for Being YOU

By Brittney Hiller The air is rich with smells of moisture, spices, and, at times when cool enough, the robust smokiness from neighboring fireplaces. This is the time when we gather to reconnect with our families and share with one another what it is that we are...
Loving Presence

Loving Presence

By Shafiya Eve Six AM Friday, Memorial Day weekend I wake to find my beloved canine friend, Margo, writhing in pain, unable to get up. Nine AM my friend John and I are at the vet’s having carried her on a blanket gurney. The vet’s exam is performed throughout Margo’s...
Will Our Memories Fade to Gray?

Will Our Memories Fade to Gray?

By Brittney Hiller I want the romanticism of my childhood. The moments where I stood out overlooking the houses, the canyons, and the ocean from the park I would often visit as I grew up. Southern California has a romantic feel to it in itself, yet I can turn the...