The Unchecked Baggage



Meet my people: Georgina Storm Waite

Living in LA, I've been fortunate to surround myself with phenomenal people from all walks of life. For a while now I've wanted to delve a little deeper with some of those people and learn how they tick. It's a... Continue Reading →


Last week while hike/jogging (an activity I would now not recommend) with my rat-dog Oliver, I fell and hurt my right arm pretty badly. Let me rephrase that. Last week, an idiot adult with an untrained dog who cannot walk... Continue Reading →

I’ve got a bad feeling: AKA the time I left a movie theatre

Last night I went to a movie theatre to go and see the Seth Rogen & Charlize Theron flic, Long Shot. How was the movie you ask? I don't know, because I left after the previews. Why did I leave... Continue Reading →

5 things that Yoga taught me (that I think I already knew, but kinda didn’t)

A year is a long time when you’re living it, and short looking back from the other side. To a ninety year old a year is a blip, to a nine year old, it is forever. Everything is perspective, and... Continue Reading →

She’s back

After a little bit of a hiatus, caused by the loss of family members, I'm back. (The good news about baggage is, the bigger and weirder it is, the more fun we have talking about it.) New Blog every Wednesday.... Continue Reading →

Death: A painful truth

For those of you not following my life as closely on social media as I am stalking following yours, or for those who missed it because they have a life of their own... I previously posted that my Uncle Ian has... Continue Reading →

A Moth Story that wasn’t: “Tests”

Below is a story I prepared for The Moth in Los Angeles theme: "Tests". Names are drawn out of a hat, and on this occasion, mine was not. Here is the story I would have told: Every Immigrant you have... Continue Reading →

The Emperors new clothes: A moth story that wasn’t (Ambition)

This story was written for The Moth in Los Angeles January 10th. The theme was ambition. My name went into the hat, but sadly didn't get pulled. So here it is for the internets. Enjoy! In 1996, at the age... Continue Reading →

The Discovery of Courage: A Moth Story that wasn’t

  This story was written for the Los Angeles Moth theme: Discovery, but the name draw is a lottery and I was not drawn so did not get a chance to perform it, and it is therefore being shared here.... Continue Reading →

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