not a resolutions list.

i don't make resolutions lists. i do however make lists. lots of lists. i set goals all year long. but the turning of the calendar does lend itself nicely to taking a look back, and a solid look forward. looking back: two years ago, i had to set some new goals because 5 days into the…

shit storms.

my dad said a really cool grace at thanksgiving about being thankful for when life sucks. and i've had a few rounds of life really sucking hard and it was a good point to be made. because through life sucking, if you do it right, you come out the other side of the suck with…

blah blah blah, ing.

i dont think there is ever much quiet space in my brain. its not like i meander through life with few thoughts or opinions. in fact, i often feel vehemently and passionately about a wide rage of things. i'm more tempered. i'm more thoughtful. this is a quieter version of me (truly i know shocking.…

the winter of our discontent.

for some reason this phrase has been rolling around in my head for months. i've been turning it over like a stone and it feels smooth and comfortable in my hand. yet i have no idea what it means to me right now. but this i know.i'm a summer girl. always have been. i love…

camping.

i have a love hate relationship with camping. this comes as no surprise to anyone who knows me even a little. i want to be more granola. i do like the outdoors. A LOT. but camping. man. it's . . something different. camping is not something i'm new to. as a kid we camped quite…

soundtracks.

i recently made a soundtrack.a friend was embarking on a journey and the friend and i have been pretty tight for awhile and this friend is going to be sorely missed around these parts. its not that we still wont talk every day. its not like i cant call when i need to. there is…