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  • diary

    Checking In: Ready for Spring

      For the past several weeks my Pinterest has become more and more of a solace to me. A place to ignore the dropping temperatures outside and focus on cultivating a very warm feeling…

    15 March 2020
  • life, currently

    make believe: a soft, spring welcome

      While autumn and winter are my favorite seasons, lately I’m finding myself craving sping. I don’t know if this is because of the recent temperature drop or because winters in the northeast USA…

    5 March 2020
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    Personal Note: political views

      For my 100th article (!!!), I wanted to touch base about a recently received Instagram DM that asked told me to “stop talking about politics”, with the threat that they would unfollow me…

    20 February 2020
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    2020 Reading List

      I’d like to use this year for a little reading repertoire housekeeping. Over lunch with a friend a few weeks back I divulged a great secret of mine: I’ve never read Faulkner. I’ll…

    25 January 2020
  • tiny closet

    Tiny Closet: wintry outerwear

      I have never owned a big, down parka. Developing a minimalist wardrobe means being cautious with what comes into my closet and how it can be used and stored. A big, bulky parka…

    14 January 2020
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    Personal Note: a sacred pause

    Earlier this week I started fully processing the grief that has been piling up in me over the past year. A combination of losing so many people, who mean so much to me, manifested…

    9 January 2020
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    On Reflection: My Year In Books 2019

      This year was one of the toughest I’ve had, ever. Stepping through each month, week, day presented new challenges and I found myself drawn back to reading as an escape. I was always…

    5 January 2020
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    On Reflection: 2010 to 2020

      As I write this, at the end of November 2019, I’m cooking my internal organs with a 101 fever, desperate for all of this flu to leave my body, and distracting myself with…

    3 January 2020