I am the third of four daughters.
I am a five year old girl who envied the life of boys and wore toughskins with no shirt.
I am a twelve year old girl who questioned everything and fell in love with Holden Caulfield.
I am a middle school Mathlete.
I am a public school girl gone bad and put in Catholic school.
I am a homecoming queen.
I am a Design School dropout turned Philosophy student.
I am a bartender and used bookseller.
I am a suicide crisis line listener, battered women’s supporter, rape victim advocate.
I am a mother, a wife.
I am a pie baker.
I am a textile lover and a quilter.
I am a 50-some year old woman who spends a lot of time in her own head.
I am a lover of whiskey.
I am all of these things and absolutely none of them.
I am stardust. And so are you.