While I’m still recovering from my holiday melt-down (break-down?) and the shift to a new work environment (the people have been really lovely, but rebuilding routine has always been a difficult adjustment for me) and unpacking all the things that have come up from those experiences, plus working a living each day with the intention… Continue reading Que Sera, Sera
Yule has come and gone, taking with it the longest, darkest night of the year, and ushering in longer days and the return of light. I spent my holiday season celebrating with people I love, for which I am very grateful. My husband made a wonderful meal and there was lots of joy to be… Continue reading Welcoming New Light
I’ve been wondering about style lately and why certain trends come back into fashion. The conclusion I’ve come to for me, personally, is that as adult, I’m emulating the style icons I had as a pre-teen and teenager because I now have a) the personal funds to do so and b) far fewer f*cks to… Continue reading The Cyclical Nature of Style
For years, I loved to dress in vintage reproduction clothing. Nothing made me happier than circle skirts and wiggle dresses, cat-eye liner, red lipstick, and a mini-pomp. I followed vintage bloggers, collected vintage jewelry and clothing, and aspired to be as pin-up as possible. Recently, however, (and by recently, I mean September/October of 2016, so… Continue reading (What) Do Clothes Maketh the Woman?
Save for a handful of spectacularly notable exceptions, I was never one to just jump into a body of water. I preferred to wade. It didn’t matter if it was a pool, a lake, a river, or the ocean, I always liked to take my time and let the water inch up as I moved… Continue reading Jumping In
About a month ago, after completing a few performance commitments, an audition, a call back, and subsequently choosing not to take the part offered to me after said audition and call back, I took some time to reflect on which activities I enjoy most, where I spend my energy, and what I want my life… Continue reading Choosing to Scale Back
Vaguely connected with my post yesterday, another thing that I have been feeling ashamed about lately is how easily I cry. Sometimes I joke about it, like how I used to cry over cute commercials when I had cable or about how I couldn’t get through an episode of Extreme Home Makeover without bawling my… Continue reading All of My Tears