My attempt to oragnize myself has led to some self discovery.
Growing up, sweater weather was caused by a hard-working AC unit. Sweatshirts really would hold true to their name, in that if I walked outside wearing one, I would be sweating. The internet helped sustain my sweater envy, it was not hard to find pictures of people enjoying the brisk and orange autumn. I began... Continue Reading →
Tea is one of my favorite souvenirs to buy on vacation. Not just because I like the thrill of dragging out my jars, satchels, and boxes of tea. I do feel like it gives me an immense amount of street cred with teetotalers and grandmothers. I was definitely the girl who had far too many... Continue Reading →
I recently began reading Oak and Ash and Thorn by Peter Fiennes. I will willing admit it was the title that grabbed me and the cover art that sealed the deal in the bookstore. I will also say, that it has added an element of sophistication to my bookshelf. Look at those fine lines, both... Continue Reading →
Now I would never want to falsely accuse a plant of being a flirt, however, mint does have a reputation. It is definitely worth a chuckle to think mint was once a beautiful naiad whose attempts to seduce Hades resulted in her being turned into a crawling scentful plant by Persephone. It does detract from... Continue Reading →
"There is a feeling of belonging when you slip into the clothes that hold meaning in their colors and threads"
I remember a cousin of mine bragging about their grades that they got without even trying. I understood then that your talent is something you are unconsciously and instinctually good at like Spiderman and his webs. So I looked at my skills, as an obviously old-soul-and-too-mature-for-her-age-11-year-old, and picked writing. This was to be my superpower.... Continue Reading →
It is probably my tired mind, but I’ve never seen the moonlight so bright. It is a silvery spot on my bed. In a daze and in the final hours of the night, it sits there. I didn’t realize I had awoken in it. But now that I have returned, it is like a beacon... Continue Reading →
I had no idea when I threw the green onion bulbs into a planter outside that it would grow to almost prehistoric heights. Nor did I realize that green onions could bloom. This spring has brought me some suprising flowers and it has been a much needed happy accident. I can honestly say that they... Continue Reading →