The Crime of Illness in a New Age Family

While terms like “transformative,” “integral,” and “evolutionary” now prevail, in the 1970s and ’80s, and a while in the ’90s, “New Age” and “New Thought” were the common terms and many said them without scorn. My father wouldn’t have called himself New Age because of the associations with going feral, having wild fun, wearing non-traditional […]

Promise to God

My mom was one of three daughters that stayed in the Valley. She was a tomboy and never wanted to wear shoes or a dress. In those days you were not allowed to wear a pants if you were a girl. She met my dad and she fell in love immediately. Out of their marriage […]