Reflections, 2021

*A little past the midpoint of January. So, before it's too late, if it's ever too late, here's a little reflection on the last 365 days. 2020. I don't even know. I don't even know. A shit show. A roller coaster. A tumultuous relationship where things were on again, off again. Codependent. A 12 step... Continue Reading →

I Hope You…

I came across a post by Coffee and a Good Book on Facebook with a list of hopes in a meme. It read as follows: I hope you: find time this week to get really really quiet curl up in a big cozy chair and watch a movie you've seen a million times beforehug people... Continue Reading →

A Christmas Letter, 2021

Routines. Traditions. Exercises. Commitment. These sweet concepts ground me---even the thought of them. They don't scare me or worry me about impending boredom. These words make me feel comfort. They have no bearing on my spontaneity. And I think I live a little better keeping them in mind. Below I have my second ever Christmas... Continue Reading →

The Fight I Lost With Christmas

A Christmas Letter to a Friend Dear friend: You left me with two very tangible moments around the whole Christmas experience. Over a decade ago you told me your father's opinion on Christmas, but you didn't just state a sentence. You told a story and you confessed that you were surprised with your father's reflections.... Continue Reading →

The Magic of Willingness

My favorite season is summer. I appreciate the unique offerings of each season but I have, in the past, had a hard time letting my favorite season go. I saw a post recently that said "It's not officially fall until September 22 so sit your Happy Halloween, Sweater wearing, pumpkin spice latte drinking, scarf donning... Continue Reading →

It’s a goal!

I love goals. I love goal lists. And, I especially love checking things off my lists. It's so satisfying. I have journals stacked up in my home from years ago and occasionally I come across an old to do list. I'm so tickled to see that parts of my someday lists have been completed. I... Continue Reading →

Taking Steps to Happiness

Sometimes the day to day grind is a royal pain in my ass and frustration follows me around like a cliché that I can't think of right now. And, mostly all the things that make me want to scream are out of my control. The only thing I can control is myself. This also reads... Continue Reading →

Resolutions, Intentions & Words

Resolutions The intention behind a resolution is to change something and mostly I think people want to change for the better. The New Year is a collective opportunity for making some kind of change. I think it's cool. Change is inevitable. The only real constant in the universe is change according to our ancient friend... Continue Reading →

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