no choice but to say “no”

Today was a hard day. I went to bed excited, knowing that work had already been called off due to the impending ice storm. Monday – a day typically associated with early mornings and busy agendas – was going to be a day of rest. Of sitting inside and keeping warm and doing the things…

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(un)overwhelmed.

Hours ago, I felt the need to write something honest. Something about overwhelm. Because that’s all that I was capable of feeling. Writing anything else felt impossible. But as I walked out of the office of the colony to lock up the farmhouse for the evening, I found myself locked out of the office. And…

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community.

Last night I had the pleasure of attending my first Open Mic poetry night. I didn’t read….but it inspired me. It made me want to write something worth reading. It made me want to share my words. And that’s a new feeling I’m not quite used to. The event was put on by a new…

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breathe in…breathe out

*Disclaimer* This is a trip into the dark crevices of my mind. I hope it might be something that others need to hear – not just to hear about me, but to know that the rest of us aren’t alone. This is the aftermath of feeling like a boss. This past weekend, I was a…

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