Author Archives: CC

On Losing Love

“Grief is love’s souvenir. It’s our proof that we once loved. Grief is the receipt we wave in the air that says to the world: Look! Love was once mine. I love well. Here is my proof that I paid … Continue reading

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Anne with an E

There is a bit of Anne (with an “E”) in all of us.  A feisty, opinionated, independent young soul who doesn’t want to conform but desperately wants to belong. – from the Anne of Green Gables DVD box set insert  … Continue reading

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When in doubt, Love

“Love Wins”– many a wise person My darling wee girl, When not one but two dear friends ask you how the writing is going and you realize you haven’t written anything in a good long time, in spite of the … Continue reading

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On Hope in an Uncertain World

I wish I could make you feel as strong and as loved as you are. You’ll find your way, because of that, and because you have the thing that so often wavered in me. You have faith. Not in God … Continue reading

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9 Years and 1 Day

Dearest Wee Beauty– “525 thousand 600 minutes…how do you measure, measure a year?”- Rent 9 years and 1 day ago, I woke up, determined to beat this thing called an eating disorder that had a stranglehold on my life. So … Continue reading

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A Gift

I guess it goes to show that you just never know where life will take you.  You search for answers.  You wonder what it all means.  You stumble, and you soar.  And, if you’re lucky, you make it to Paris … Continue reading

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On Love…Part Two

“George, it’s not that it was hard to believe, I wasn’t ready to believe. Nothing I had met in that world had prepared me for your possibility”- Mama Day by Gloria Naylor Sometimes life surprises you, Zoe. Actually, often life … Continue reading

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