the movie “Her” + mapping emotional landscapes

19 January, 2014

I saw “Her” last weekend and I have big feelings about it. This is not a review. I was not sure what to say about how intensely it moved me, but in trying to figure out what and how I wanted to say it, I began tracing the edges of the parts of me that […]

fragility + strength – a review of Wim Wenders’ “Pina”

24 February, 2013

I watched this film last weekend. I’m still having difficulty formulating what I want to say about it. I’ll start with some context. Wim Wenders was working with Pina Bausch on a documentary about her life when she suddenly died. The intended film was replaced with a new vision for a moving tribute by her […]

I love being an Aunt.

23 December, 2012

I consider it a great privilege and responsibility to teach Avery things like this: She has since figured out that turning suddenly and doing big eyes at each other is NEVER NOT FUNNY.  Being an aunt = I’m doing it right. I think we might need to wait a bit for her to understand why […]

Valentines for Everyone

14 February, 2009

A Valentine’s Day List of all kinds of love you can send+ share: 1.  Obama Love Some Ecards has tons of snarky goodies, but these Obama-inspired V’s were my favorite: And if you sign up for the some ecards app on facebook, you can send them to about 100 million people simultaneously! 2.  I’ve mentioned […]