have yourself a mindful little christmas

As our Christmas morning festivities drew to a close sometime around 3:30 PM on December 25th, I felt that familiar sensation of post-yuletide sadness beginning to set in. Many of our extended family celebrations just aren’t what they used to be (or cease to exist), the holiday gifting/decorating inspirations that gave me hope a week…

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how to “winter up” after the thrill is gone

After some rainy December days and some beautiful 70 degree January weekends, we’re finally experiencing some truly cold weather here in Tennessee. I have yet to see any snow hit the ground, but that doesn’t discount the frigidity of the winds this morning and the frozen water in the goat trough. When I got in…

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rebrands, not resolutions

It would be damn near impossible for me to tell you anything new about resolutions today. We’re four days into the New Year and I’m sure you’ve already been bombarded with the carefully curated messages put on Instagram by women whose job it is to maintain a perfect presence for their tens of thousands of…

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styling the “artist”

I had a dream the other night, something about how you’re not a true artist, you’re not fully realized in your creative passion, until you’ve completely let go.

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