Here are some of the beautiful Instagram images that I’ve been loving. You’re guaranteed to fall in love. Continue reading Instagram Images I’ve Been Loving This Month
As a writer, sometimes I’ve got to force a routine. But I can’t always force the results. Bonus: audio reading Continue reading Sitting Down To Write. And Staying There.
Six days ago, I decided to go vegan for 5 days. I wanted to know what that lifestyle is about, whether it’s a monumental task, whether I’ll look healthier or sickly, whether I’ll feel satiated or starved. What does it take to put the animals, our planet and our bodies first? I decided to go cold turkey. I wanted to be aware of what I … Continue reading 5 Days of Vegan Part One
I’d like to start a series of highlighting some of my favorite things around my home. I hope that it might inspire you to see beauty in the old, to re-imagine what you already have or find, to motivate you to make your home more beautiful, and to show you how to do it rather inexpensively. Continue reading 5 Things I Love At Home
I’ve taken to writing in my underwear. It’s damned liberating. This past week, I’ve been doing my writing in one of these. The IKEA Poang chair is the best thing that has happened to my body in a very long time aside from my bike. Whenever I come up with something really good, I lean back and relax into this chair for 10 seconds, feeling instantly cradled … Continue reading The Passionate Writer
So I grew up in the age of Girl Power. Us girls were told that we could do anything, be anything. We were presented with posters of women playing sports and dressed in astronaut gear. We were shown women in suits. Power suits with shoulder pads. You didn’t mean business if you didn’t have shoulder pads. We even got a woman, Ally McBeal, in a suit … Continue reading My Mother and Girl Power
via Daily Prompt: Control Anthem by Ayn Rand showcases a dystopia of the distant future. It’s about society’s effects on the individual. I’d like to take some time to discuss how it’s ideas might apply to friendship and romantic love. These applications may be old news to you, but I’m excited to share my thoughts and see what you think. Just a note: I will insert a … Continue reading Love, Friendship and Control
This evening. I’m home alone. The kids are with their dad. I’m totally alone. I’m dancing in front of a mirror to Devil In Me by Anderson East. This is amazing. This is something of value. This is a gift. Continue reading To Singleness: A Late Night Post