Thoughts on the Intersections of Capitalism & Ableism


I think about ableism most days, but this is my first time officially participating. I haven’t used this blog in ages, but I figured this was a good enough reason to resurrect it – at least for today. It’s not … Continue reading

Love is…lazy afternoons & whole-body-smiling (The Cozy Edition)

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“A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.” -Robert Frost lemon meringue pie movie marathons with good friends & red wine living room dance parties (dancing my face off with people … Continue reading

Love is…New Years and New Purpose (a Reflection)


“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one” -Brad Paisley 2012 was a year full of contradictions and extremes. It was a year full of struggle, loss, and change. It was a year … Continue reading

Love is…happy bellies, knitted bliss, dorky photos, and poetry hidden in the clouds


It’s been oh-so long since I’ve done one of these Love Lists. Here are some things that have made my heart expand lately… knitting up a storm! (soft, thick yarns in delicious blends of colour) creative baking adventures (if you … Continue reading

Memories and Mixtapes: Summer Love & The Art of Bedroom Dancing


Sam Beam’s voice makes my heart swell. It had been quite awhile since I’d listened to Iron & Wine, and as the soothing soulful melodies poured out the speakers, I found myself dancing and swaying in the kitchen. These movements … Continue reading

All That Exists is This Moment

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“To stay with that shakiness – to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feeling of hopelessness – that is the path of true awakening. Sticking with that uncertainty, getting the knack of relaxing in the … Continue reading

33 Ways to Have a Vibrant Day

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Walk or drive down a tree lined street with the leaves ablaze with autumn magic Eat really ripe fruit and let the juices run down your arm Listen to the chirps and steady piercing hums of the crickets and cicadas … Continue reading

An Open (Love) Letter to Those Who Are Struggling

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This is a love letter of sorts. For those who are struggling, stuck, confused, scared shitless. For those who are lost, who are unsure of what to do with their lives, or where to go from here. For those who … Continue reading