Keeping Conversations with Lisa Close - My Keepster Story
I think I was about 17 when text messaging became a major form of communication. I remember sending a few messages to my boyfriend at the time after which...Read more
Dear Friend, Good is coming.
Dear friend, I don't know about you but this year has just felt so heavy. It feels like an infinite amount of hurt everywhere. And I am so tired. I keep hearing people say “This is just 2020 - it sucks.” But honestly, I just can't live a life where that's my belief.Read more
How to Cultivate Hope
We all know that feeling. The one you get when something good is just around the corner. When you have a big project, life event, or trip planned. Or...Read more
Dear friend, Begin Again.
Dear friend, Let’s start by talking about Taylor Swift. In my opinion, one of her best songs is “Begin Again.”I mean, look at these lyrics: “I’ve been spending the last...Read more
Dear Friend, Keep Going
Dear friend, I know you’re tired, I am too. I don’t think there has been a day recently that I haven’t woken up feeling the weight of life on...Read more
Dear Friend, Live Your Most Outrageously Beautiful Life
Dear friend, Let me ask you a hard question: are you living your most outrageously beautiful life or are you getting in your own way? I know you don’t mean...Read more
The Comfort of Grief
Grief, it seems, has been lingering in the shadows. His presence has been slight in recent days; he’s been dancing along the edges of the new life I’ve built - the one without Lisa.Read more