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On Writing and Remembering

I want to remember what it was like back when we were all still there. Momma, Daddy, and me. And of course, our pets too; the cantankerous but tolerant old orange tabby – Catfish, our beautiful Irish setter – Dakota,…

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July Goals 2020

Hello! Welcome to another goals post for my monthly goal-setting series. If this is your first visit here, thanks for joining me! Exactly one year ago I decided to start setting three specific goals for myself each month. My objective…

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On Writing with Purpose

Last month I took an incredible writing workshop with Sonya Spillman called Writing With Purpose. For our first assignment, she asked us to submit a page of our writing and recommended that we start with the prompt(s): writing is… or…

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Finding the Light

In the month of May, I decided to make a study out of finding the light in our everyday lives. With the ongoing overwhelm of the global pandemic and quarantining, we had been having a run of darker days. As…

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On Writing: Musings from the Meadow | blog post | photo by Eliza B.

On Writing: Musings from the Meadow

“We drank in the smells of the ripe spring air, thick with honeysuckle and freshly cut grass. We lingered outside long after our arrival, hesitant to lose the last stretches of daylight. Dreading the return to confinement of walled-off spaces once more.”

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May Goals 2020

Hello! Welcome to another goals post for my monthly goal-setting series. If this is your first visit here, thanks for joining me! Back in July of 2019 I decided to start setting three specific goals for myself each month. My…

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April Goals 2020: A Letter on Showing Up

Normally this intro would be a chance for me to welcome you to another goals post for my monthly goal-setting series. A series designed to share my goals with you and to provide me with more monthly accountability. But this month,…

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On Writing: A Haiku While Folding Laundry

Laundry-inspired creative writing, who would have ever thought? Over the past month I have found myself really stuck to get words down on the page. My usual morning writing rituals have completely stalled. I have not been able to muster…

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On Writing: Stains On the White Couch

One of the first things people always say when they walk into our house for the first time is how crazy we are to have a white couch with two toddlers and a slew of pets. I always assure them…

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