Catching up

The last time I wrote was a handful of hours before the election. I don’t see it as a coincidence that my desire to write wilted alongside my hope after that wake-up of a Tuesday evening. I’m an optimist, and was more keyed-in to local politics in 2016 than ever before, so watching everything except…

On rage and gentleness

One of my new roommates surprised me yesterday by saying I was very ambitious and wondering where it came from. Every new person in your life sees you from a different angle, I think, and has the capacity to surprise you with what they see. “Well,” I said after thinking a second, “I think I’m…

Off the hippie deep end

Well, Into the Gloss STILL HASN’T ASKED ME so I’ll just go ahead and tell you about my beauty routine myself. I’ve already deleted half my Facebook friends and have nothing to lose. Being real: this post has sat in my drafts since January. There was just too much passion. Still is. But the more…

To know the place for the first time

“…the end of all our exploring  / Will be to arrive where we started / And know the place for the first time.” – T.S. Eliot I’ve been avoiding writing because putting it all into words means that it’s all actually happening. But I’ve been meditating on my smallness a lot recently and it’s freed me to…