the things that matter

Finding the perfect song on the radio doesn’t matter. Feeling cool while you fly down your hometown back roads, seat belt optional, doesn’t matter. Looking the part, the vintage truck, the belt buckle…none of that matters, either. What matters are the neighbors who come racing out of their homes when they hear the screech of…

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mindfulness v. meditation

About a week ago, I began the intensive daily practice of driving slowly out of our driveway and maintaining a low RPM to allow a gradual increase in speed up until a certain hill on our road. It sounds like a weird thing to worry about, right? I’m doing this because I was recently enlightened…

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a good kind of chill

I was driving to work this morning, wishing I was still huddled in a blanket watching GMA from my sofa, when the heat of my car really kicked in, and the scent of my Flannel scentportable took over, and I was all bundled up in a bright red scarf….so of course I just had to…

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the last long drive

INTRO / UPDATE: The past two weeks have been a wild combination of travel, new responsibilities, plenty of changes, conflicting emotions and no real time to even think about this blog, even though it’s been hanging over my head the entire time. So while these thoughts feel outdated in my current state, they will still…

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