Writer, Founder of TheDistillery.life, believer/teacher of meditation, original New Orleanian.
I am overwhelmingly grateful for the opportunity to have traveled to LA to visit Dr. Terri Getzug and other incredible doctors at UCLA.
Sometimes heartbreak comes like a sudden storm. In the fell swoop, it knocks you off your feet. Shakes the ground beneath you that was steady moments before. Exposes parts of you that you weren’t aware were vulnerable.
Mama’s hands remind me of sweet figs of the summer.
They are the hands of a woman who bears history and four children between them.
Years of labor have toughened the surface, yet their touch is still the gentlest one I know.