Bits & Bobbles

In which I feel grateful for (not-so-)small things

1. I just nominated a former student for a $10,000 award from the Colin Higgins Foundation. This young man brings such love and light to each of his various communities, and I'm thankful to have been part one of those. I got a little misty writing it out, I won't lie. It's pretty awesome that my… Continue reading In which I feel grateful for (not-so-)small things

"And how does that make you feel?" · Health

In which I get honest about the trickiest of tricksters

Guys, it is the middle of my work day. I'm sitting at home, working from home - because I can do that, you see - and I am so distracted and so bummed out. My body is aching, my head is pounding and I can't shake a way-more-than-vague sense that I am just doing life… Continue reading In which I get honest about the trickiest of tricksters

Adventures in Domesticity · Crafts & DIY

in which i think about how it’s winter. and ugh.

So I used to really despise Valentine's Day. I mean, high school-style despise, maybe even wear black just to get some kicks. I once wore sparkly eyeshadow and then felt a deep self-loathing. But then I started getting older and achier, and I started realizing how much January, February and March absolutely and totally suck… Continue reading in which i think about how it’s winter. and ugh.

"And how does that make you feel?" · Introductions

In which I wax poetic. Or philosophical. Or candles. Whatever, I don’t know.

I read too many blogs. You know how I know this? Because I sat down to write, and my first thought was, "So what'll I DO in this first post? A list of resolutions? A check-in on my domestic progress? An outfit of the day or a photo of my last meal?" And oh, gosh,… Continue reading In which I wax poetic. Or philosophical. Or candles. Whatever, I don’t know.