written in the cards…

written in the cards…

In the back of my mind, as I navigate the waters of grief and the immense amount of things this calendar year has held, I've had the pressing reminder that I need to begin working on our holiday cards. The truth is that I really love writing out these cards to send to loved ones. [...]

moments…

moments…

these days find me in Michigan, suspended in time. Michigan has always been funny to me because, at least in the small, suburban town we lived in, change and growth happen but also they don't. So much of it lives frozen. Back in Idaho (my real home) growth plays out like explosions of development, extravagant [...]

what do i mean by…

what do i mean by…

A few weeks ago I was part of a workshop on Proprioceptive Writing. During the freewrite portion, I allowed my thoughts to flow, not knowing quite what would surface or where they'd go. To be honest, the experience has haunted me a little. Not in that scary way one associates "haunting", but in an almost [...]

snowglobe…

snowglobe…

My living room is filled with windows. When one sits on the couch, in any direction looked, the panels give access to the world beyond these cottage clay walls. The cardinals play in the holly bushes beneath these window sills, and squirrels busy themselves in the trees beyond. Through every season there is so much [...]