i’m not here for your negativity

This weekend, I was wandering through a newly-discovered antique shop in Chattanooga. It was my Un-Wedding Day and I was looking for something – anything – that held some meaning. So, just before we made our way out the door, I discovered a small metal plate from the New York World’s Fair of ’64-’65. This…

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how i’m choosing to simplify (quarantine or not)

There are a million ways to strip things down, cut them in half, pare them in pieces, and minimalize. Whatever words you choose to Google to find the magic antidote that will work for you will likely bring up one of a hundred different methods. From Konmari to The Minimalists, from the 10×10 Challenge to…

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Seven Steps for Staying Home

We’re in a weird time, y’all. But I don’t need to tell you that – I’m sure you’re just as affected, if not more so, by the recent events attacking not only our nation, but our world. Personally, I realize I’m holding onto a lot of fear about how all of this is going to…

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to all the quiet girls,

I see you. Yes, you. Sitting silent between two conversations, whipping your head back and forth with each one, waiting for your chance, your nudge, your invitation. Not knowing when’s the time to speak up because every time you’ve tried before, someone’s always beaten you to it. Feeling like you might actually have something good…

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