The Armor We Wear

“I’m sensitive and I’d like to stay that way.”  Over the years, that line from Jewel’s 1995 “I’m Sensitive” has always bothered me. I was reminded of it again recently when I talked about armor with a friend of mine, Chaz Kirchhoff (follow her on Instagram!), an armor specialist and Curator of European and DecorativeContinue reading “The Armor We Wear”

Embracing the Fear that Everything is Terrible

Everything is terrible. My friend used to laugh at me when I would get into this funk, listing all of the things I felt were going wrong, and roundly rejecting any helpful suggestion she put forth. Here’s my current list of how my life is terrible: “I started making good money, got married and hadContinue reading “Embracing the Fear that Everything is Terrible”