08.29.18

Do you ever stop to think about all the things there are to see in the world? About how, no matter how well traveled we become, we will never see them all? Yesterday, a friend told me that she’d thought of me when, on a cross-Canada road trip last week, …

08.28.18

What can I say? I’m a big fan of Mari Andrew‘s work. Of course you know that because I keep posting it. I appreciate the vulnerability she shares and I like that she says makes it okay for people to talk about a lot of things that we don’t really …

08.27.18

On Saturday I went for a long walk in the rain. So long, in fact, and so much rain that it soaked right through my jacket. And it was glorious. Today, it’s back to sunny and even though we can’t see the smoke, I hear that the air quality advisory …

08.26.18

Happy Full Moon in Pisces, friends! And a belated welcome to Virgo season! Scientifically, the Full Moon is the lunar phase when the Moon appears fully luminaries from Earth’s perspective. This is when Earth is directly between the Sun and the Moon. Astrologically, the Full Moon happens when the Moon …

08.25.18

This is what happens when your library closes for a week for renovations and doubles book loan periods. What can I say? They wanted as many books out on loan as possible. I was just trying to help. 🤷🏻‍♀️ Your life is nothing more than the hundred million moments, mostly …

08.24.18

Tonight, I’m going to cook a chicken. It’s a chicken that was raised on my friends’ farm. They took great care to protect its quality of life and ensured that it was killed in the most humane way possible. It was butchered by a mobile butcher on site and then …

08.23.18

How much do you think about skincare? I don’t think about it much. I want to think about it (I even put it on February’s things we’ll do this month list but I just don’t, really. Part of this is pure blessing. Aside from a patch of psoriasis on my elbow, I have …

08.22.18

For the second summer in a row, we can stare directly at the sun. It’s eerie, it’s tragic and it’s also disgusting. This year, the smoke is largely without odor and I have mixed feelings about it. On one hand, last year, it was very bothersome and headache-inducing. It made …