let’s talk about our men…

let’s talk about our men…

I wanted to take a moment to talk a little bit about mental health. Primarily, men's mental health. I love that more conversations are happening and we are, as a people, more willing to recognize this issue. With most mental health things, we often do nothing because we feel powerless to make an impact or [...]

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 [...]

nothing…

nothing…

Today is National Nothing Day. It's purpose is to give Americans one day to sit and do nothing. No festivities, no celebrating, just nothing. The day was established in 1972 and it begs the question: what was all of this happiness causing so many celebrations that this became a necessity? Is it merely my Pandemic [...]

on bloom…

on bloom…

As I approached 2020, I intuitively knew that my word would be Bloom. As a flower lover, I LOVE the word bloom. As an enneagram 4, I cringed when I realized this beautiful word made its way onto most Word of the Year lists. (we Fours do not like to follow trends.) Even so, my [...]