Five is my lucky number. It feels like it always has been, though I don't know when I actually decided that. I remember I told someone, when I was 5, "Five is my lucky number." And I remember them telling me that I was just saying that because it was my age, and I'd change … Continue reading It makes your soul tired
Hey, did you want to read something well-illustrated and extremely depressing today? Well cool, do I have a gift for you! Here's an educated guess by Susie Cagle for Outside about what Trump's first 100 days could look like for Mother Earth. And, you know, those of us who live on her. It's definitely a worst-case scenario … Continue reading Depressing Things, Day 4
If you read one thing today, make it this incredibly well researched and moving article about President Barack Obama and the letters from the American people that he read every day he was in office. (Update: I changed my mind, you have to read two things today, because you should also know about Trump erasing … Continue reading Goodbye, Obama. Thank you.
Since the last time I wrote I've had so many ideas about things I would like to write about – hikes I completed last year, a reading list for living in authoritarian times, our DIY holiday gifts, visiting Southern Oregon, the non-linear march of time and personal growth, maybe even poetry (!!!) – and yet every … Continue reading When will things feel okay? (Spoiler: Not today!)
I wrote a lot of drafts for this blog last year that I didn't publish at the time because I was still getting the hang of what I felt like sharing on the internet and what I wanted to keep for myself. Then a few months ago I read through those drafts and decided I … Continue reading That night in 2013 is no longer part of this universe