The Twisted Heart of Grief

Things in Erin’s Head    When we talk about feelings, we resort to the Big Five: Happy, Sad, Angry, Scared, and Disgust (which were magically depicted in Pixar’s animated flick Inside Out). But there’s a LOT more.  More feelings, more...

Cottonmouth

Things in Erin’s Head    I woke up last week with the worst case of cottonmouth. (And alas – it wasn’t because I was doing anything illicit, or shady, or fun… haha).  I was slowly waking to the sounds of my neighborhood mockingbird. My...

Happy New Year!

Things in Erin’s Head    I had a conversation with my bestie in December when I did not send Christmas cards. I told her, “I’m going to send New Years cards in, like… April or something,” and she laughed and said, :”Yes! Happy...

Wednesdays are for Celebrating

Things in Erin’s Head    Today is my grandpa’s 97th birthday.  NINETY-SEVEN! Grandpa is the man who taught me how to bait a hook (I smile at the thought of him being brave enough to bring a five year old girl fishing – just the two of them)....