Stillness

Stillness

I sit quietly in my living room, a room I wouldn’t sit in for almost a year before my marriage ended.  It was like the silence of what was happening under the surface of me was too piercing in here, too deafening.  Too revealed.  I retreated to spending time in...
Begin Again

Begin Again

There is just something about a studio.  A clean, white space.  Everything is fresh.  Everything is new.  Blank.  This is the place where new things are born.  I walked into Marian’s studio this week, and some of the moments within the space stopped me in my tracks. ...
Becoming…Still

Becoming…Still

Every time I opened my laptop to write my first post in the last few years, I inevitably shut it, apathetic and uninterested.  My world had shifted dramatically after my divorce, and for me, I had no idea how to tie it all back together again, here, in this creative...
Soo…What have You Been Doing?

Soo…What have You Been Doing?

In light of my most recent post, I thought it fitting to answer this question—-what have I been doing??? It’s so interesting to me that minus the year I wrote the book, these last couple of years have been my most creative…and I’ve barely recorded it. So what I...
Christmas Decorating with Ava

Christmas Decorating with Ava

Listen.  I know everyone thinks their kids are cute.  I know they’re mostly just cute to us.  But in the spirit of that (and the fact that I had zero desire to decorate the house for Christmas today & she got me into it), I’m going to record a few of...
The In Between

The In Between

You know, I’ve spent the last few months with this on my mind. That so much of life is love and loss. Strip away the work, the list, the busyness. So much of it is these. That so much of the time we spend is either loving or losing. That we are much of the time...