A Grateful Heart is a Happy Heart: Thoughts about Lent and International Women’s Day.

If you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that over the 40 days of Lent, rather than giving something up as a mode of fasting, my friend Jess and I came up with the idea to spend our 40 Days of reflection sharing things that encourage and inspire us, people we love, art, music... Just … Continue reading A Grateful Heart is a Happy Heart: Thoughts about Lent and International Women’s Day.

Dear Carrie: A Love Letter.

Dear Carrie, It's been almost a month since you went to be with the Force. It all still hurts and it all still doesn't feel real. I'm grieving for your Billie. I'm so sorry that she lost you so soon. I've been reading everything that I can get my hands on about you. And I'm … Continue reading Dear Carrie: A Love Letter.

Photoshoot Adventures: Ladylike Portraits with Rosemary Adler.

This past December, I had the opportunity to collaborate with my lovely friend Rosemary on a project for school! We met last winter, and shot together in the freezing cold together in March for her previous project, which you can find HERE. We had such a great time working together, and the images turned out … Continue reading Photoshoot Adventures: Ladylike Portraits with Rosemary Adler.

Your How-to Guide on Not Being a Total Jerk-Face While Doing Your Holiday Shopping.

Hello friends. I have missed you. Life has been really busy over the last little while, between my two jobs and family stuff - have barely had time to think. Also I've been reading a lot, which has seriously cut into my writing time. I would say that I'm sorry about that, but it just … Continue reading Your How-to Guide on Not Being a Total Jerk-Face While Doing Your Holiday Shopping.

How to Fall in Love.

Hello dear reader. If you came here looking for romantic advice, I'm sorry but you have come to absolutely the wrong place. I'm not the best person to ask those kinds of questions. And I would say that I'm sorry to have used a clickbait title to get you here but it wouldn't be true, … Continue reading How to Fall in Love.

Grief is a Tricksey Hobbit.

It's true - grief is just like death; a thief in the night. Actually, it's more like an open wound that has mostly healed and is pretty itchy and you scratch it every once in a while as a reminder that it's there and to get some relief. And then it hasn't been itchy in … Continue reading Grief is a Tricksey Hobbit.

Life is What Happens When… Well, you know the rest.

Well, it's been far too long since my last post. Sorry about that, friends. I'm mostly saying sorry to myself because I promised I would do better to keep up with writing. But it's okay. I'm here now and I'm writing, so I feel a little better about it. I'm working on making sure I … Continue reading Life is What Happens When… Well, you know the rest.

The Uninvited Houseguest.

Most people who know me know that I'm mentally ill. I'm usually not embarrassed to talk about it, or to share my experiences with anyone who cares to ask. The only way to change how the world sees people who are mentally ill is to be loud about our experiences and how we need to … Continue reading The Uninvited Houseguest.