xxxi : day four

This year has been a year of many firsts. Case in point, I have never posted my annual birthday post a whole day late – let alone four. But this year, I think that very action goes to show what I’ve learned to admit: It’s okay that this post is late, and the time I…

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where do we go from here? a simple + good recap

We’ve talked about things that matter. We’ve talked about letting go of the milestone mentality and knowing who we are. We’ve talked about learning to listen, to both the world and ourselves, and about reckoning with the reality of our creative dreams. But none of these things are true qualities of simplicity. Heck, this may…

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pivoting with purpose

There are three hats hanging by the large mirror propped up against the wall in our bedroom: One, bought in Texas by my aunt several decades ago, a reminder of my past and the ties it holds to my future. The other, my token Wild Woman brown suede wide-brimmer, bought last summer in an attempt…

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on mama goats, the future, and our endless need to worry

Someone told me today that this is it – that these are the golden times. This is the best I could ever have, and the healthiest I could ever be, with everything right at my fingertips and so much to appreciate. And she was right…she was. Maybe she already knew, and maybe she didn’t, but…

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