Author Archives: Micki

England, Part 1

6:00 A.M., January 1, 1999.  I was only a little hungover, but very tired.  My brother had gotten married the night before, and I was at the airport with my very pregnant sister, her husband, and their three year old. … Continue reading

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I got my spirituality on

We went to Rothko Chapel. I don’t get it.  We went to “The Infinity Machine” installation at the Byzantine Fresco Chapel.  This was scary.  Yes, read the article, watch the video, and you think it looks great.  It’s not.  It’s … Continue reading

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Visit with my dad

I made it to visit my dad for his early birthday surprise.  It ended up not being a surprise, because I couldn’t keep it to myself.  Every time I talked to him I wanted to tell him.  Also, I wanted … Continue reading

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My mom has no filter

A few weeks ago I listened to a story on NPR’s Invisibilia, about Maria Bamford. Listen to it here.  She is a comedian, she impersonates her mother, she is hysterical, she makes you think.  I wish I was just a … Continue reading

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Massage and Zion thoughts

Yesterday was another great Saturday. Massages, stretching workshop, gourmet hot dogs, and this- Caphin and cajeta milkshake. There were many odd things that happened during the day, one was in between the massages and stretching workshop.  We had enough time … Continue reading

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A Child’s Honesty

One of our autistic students comes to my office every morning.  Last year, when she was in the 9th grade, she wanted to “girl talk”, talk about dogs, and show me her favorite cartoons on her iPad.  Now that she’s … Continue reading

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Stole My Thunder

M has four adult children.  They’re all smart, they’re all GT, but the oldest, a girl, is also very knowledgeable.  She knows about a wide variety of things – politics, sports, restaurants, money, she speaks Russian, listens to NPR every … Continue reading

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