Category: LIfe, the Universe and Everything

A Daydream

A Daydream

I’m daydreaming about sitting with you, looking out a window at the spray of waves crashing against the jetty rocks and seagulls wheeling endlessly overhead. We’re in a warm, comfortable silence, each with our own thoughts, far away, but close. Around us the genial hum of conversation, the clink of soup spoons against chowder bowls.…

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My 2019 Books

My 2019 Books

I took the Goodreads reading challenge last year and put my goal at 50 books. I got to 41. A mix of fiction and non-fiction. Fiction was mostly speculative, fantasy and scifi genres. Much of my non-fiction reading was motivated by a desire to learn about whiteness and systemic racism and included works of history,…

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What I’ve been doing lately

What I’ve been doing lately

All the usual things have been keeping me busy lately – work, volunteer work, relationships, parenting.. and also some creative and fun things as well. Just today, with the help of my youngest, I finished a stunning and colorful puzzle featuring two sea turtles. I love sea turtles so much that I had some tattooed…

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Start a Resolution

Start a Resolution

Idea for a resolution, if you do those: If you’ve been a person who often has a platform and is comfortable telling your story, consciously make space for people who don’t have a platform and are nervous/anxious/afraid to tell their story. There‚Äôs a lot of power in stories. Grant some of that power to those…

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The Mixed Feelings of Christmas

The Mixed Feelings of Christmas

I know I’m not the only one who approaches the holidays with a mixed feeling of happy anticipation and dread. I’m also probably not the only one who looks forward to cherished traditions and time with loved ones, while also fantasizing about being somewhere far away for the entire month of December. Today is Christmas…

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