Since the internet and I have had such a hard time lately, I've turned full throttle to it's distant cousin - The Podcast. Any menial task with an excellent podcast pair quite well together. But, finding a good podcast can be tricky. For me, the following rules must apply before I subscribe: If it's a women's … Continue reading Podcasts that Help: Recent Finds While Binge Subscribing
My heart hurts. It's been been 3 months since quitting Facebook. Normally, this is not a big deal. I don't miss it: the scrolling, the negativity, the addictive behavior I'd formed around it. Scroll, feel bad, get off, get back on, scroll, feel bad, get off, get back on, scroll.... It was bad. I'm thankful … Continue reading You Exist – With or Without Instagram
Recently, my family and I went swimming. It's not something we do often, so when we go, we take full advantage. Water slide, diving board. It's been a long time since I'd done a cannon ball. My older two can swim well. My youngest. . . well. . . Not so much. She likes the … Continue reading Asking for Help: Sometimes Life Requires a Life Vest
It's Friday night. I can hear the frogs and the crickets, and the light brush of the wind against the lush of leaves. My neighbors are outside, making talk, animated and possibly tipped with beer. The frogs sound like my neighbors, each impassionately answering the other. It makes me smile. I'd forgotten how much I … Continue reading Action First: A Meditation On All The Things
Here in Kentucky, we seem to be on the edges of spring. Every day is another edge, another inch, another moment closer to beauty, lightness, sunshine and warmth. Then, there are days like yesterday. What was supposed to be a 40% chance of snow in the morning turned out to be an all day freeze … Continue reading Bloom Anyway
The last two weeks have been hard, but it's helped me write what exactly...
The yearning is an invitation. Right? What else could it be? Why write poetry or music? Why make a meal, create an app, create a movement with the body that makes the heart ache deeper and further?