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
(Disclaimer: I know this list is frivolous and exhibits examples of my privilege. It’s meant to be fun and cheeky, because I really do love some of the things that people give Millennials crap about all the time.) It’s Thursday, so, here, have this list of stereotypical “millennial” things that I unironically like: Avocado Toast… Continue reading Just “Millennial” Things
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
“Courage! What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on the mast to wave? Courage! What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist, or the dusky dusk? What makes the muskrat guard his musk? Courage! What makes the sphinx the seventh wonder? Courage! What makes the dawn… Continue reading Courage
“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald, ‘The Great Gatsby’ I’ve always loved autumn for the very reason above. Though it’s a time of endings, both for the endless days of summer and the variety of produce that warmer days bring, for me it always felt… Continue reading Autumn and Endings