poetry: the drive home

Photo thanks to @rileyburnsphotography the drive home highway 19 changed its speed limit last month and finally caught up with the rest of the county. you always did 65 anyway, so it hardly matters. the big steer thirty feet above the interstate gas station is looking worn these days—could use a new paint job and... Continue Reading →

poetry: 2 weeks notice

This poem is pretty self-explanatory and was written during a time last fall where I felt trapped and couldn't write (or think) about anything else. One of the craft tendencies I have in my work is to mimic and incorporate social media terms, slang, and format. As someone who works in digital media for my... Continue Reading →

New Year, More Writing!

It's been a while. I haven't felt like anything I have to say has crystallized and I've been so busy in the "growing" phase of life that I felt like I couldn't speak to it yet. Everything was moving so fast that at many times this fall, I was simply doing my best to hold... Continue Reading →

Unlocking Your Inner Child

Photo courtesy of Pauline Loroy (@paulinel) on Unsplash “So when you realise you’ve gone a few weeks and haven’t felt that awful struggle of your childish self — you’ll know you’ve gone some weeks without meeting a new challenge, and without growing, and that you’ve gone some weeks towards losing touch with yourself.” –Ted Hughes in a letter... Continue Reading →

Big + Beautiful Middles

“If you want my honest opinion,” (I had a feeling I was about to hear it anyway), “I think you’ve been through a lot, and you’re being too hard on yourself.Exhale.Oh how much grace is given when your therapist says, “You’ve been through a lot.” It was the professional reassurance I needed to accept that... Continue Reading →

68 Of The Greatest Things In The World

An Exercise In Slowing DownAll photos courtesy of UnsplashA few weeks ago, I felt completely exhausted with the thought of almost everything ahead of me in a day. Even the smallest things like stopping by the grocery store on the way home felt like it would take the greatest effort. Recently in moments like this, where all... Continue Reading →

Sparking Creativity

How Laura and Chelsea Are Changing The Artist’s WayIt’s time to show a little love to the creative side of SERENDIPITY. To help, we reached out to Laura and Chelsea of the Creative Embassy, who will be hosting the “Find Your Inner Artist” session in the Starting Something house this week. I had a chance to... Continue Reading →

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