She Wants to Dance

This past Christmas we saw The Nutcracker at the San Francisco Opera House. We dressed up, wore extra thick jackets, and put on our best shoes. And my 4-year-old daughter loved every bit of it. It was her first time seeing a real ballet production. It was her first time sitting in fancy velvety chairs and needing to be quiet – … More She Wants to Dance

Look Up, Press On

I got a call from my neighbor last night. The other day I had left some flowers on her doorstep. Her husband passed away three days after Christmas. He was eighty-three. “I just have to keep going, I guess,” she said to me over the phone that night. I woke up this morning with her words still with me. It’s … More Look Up, Press On