Love Letter

  Every time I’ve had a long hiatus from this blog I always feel compelled to address how long it has been since I posted…which…

Dark Day

So a while back I wrote about the “Rage Day.”  Today I bring you, the Dark Day. Dark days are days when everything just goes…

Manic Panic

I dyed my hair purple a couple of months ago (see above image).  Sometime around Thanksgiving, I got it in my head that I wanted…

The Plan

Well, kids, the great California experiment is officially over.  Just in time for the holidays, Nick and I packed up the car and made the…

Rage Day

Do you ever have a day when you’re determined not to enjoy one second of it?  Like it doesn’t matter what happens, if the clerk…

Magic Little Corners

I just rearranged my desk. It was getting cluttered and needed to be organized anyway, but once I began shifting things around I just kept…

Boundaries

My friends always say this thing, whenever they (or we, or both) encounter something in “real life” for which school failed to prepare us: “Instead…

STUCK

I am STUCK. About three weeks ago I had perhaps the most productive time of my entire life.  Outlines were written.  Schedules were made.  Business…

It’s a Mystery

As long as I live I’ll never forget the question he asked me. I don’t remember where we were—probably on our living room sofa.  I…

Breathe

Sometimes a very simple thing can change your life.  It always happens quietly, not a lot of fuss or circumstance, but then one day you…