countdown is on

Six weeks to go. I’ve realized that putting myself to work organizing distracts from my melancholy, so organize I will. Last weekend we started on our master list of to dos. The house is officially in disarray. As I write our dresser is in the kitchen. So last weekend we got to it. Packed up some boxes of … Continue reading countdown is on

Trying to Welcome Change

In just over a month our sweet house will no longer be ours. We’ve been thinking for this moment for years– wanting to shed the responsibilities and subsequent burdens that come with home ownership in favor of an easier lifestyle. But now that it’s upon us, now that we’re actually leaving, I wonder, what was … Continue reading Trying to Welcome Change

Adieu to 2016

After much thought, I am pleased with much of 2016 on a personal level. Thinking back on the year–especially in the bleak last days of December where inspiration is low and isolation high– it’s easy to fall to a low, critical place; I didn’t work hard enough, take enough risks, create enough…I didn’t show up for … Continue reading Adieu to 2016