July was a busy month, so here I am just now posting. I took a mental break and went to the mountains, so my brain was more silent than usual which is a good thing. This month, instead of a written representation of July, here's a visual one. SaveSave

here’s your permission slip

June’s post is brought to you by the word permission. I read something today that really resonated with me and seems to be a common thread woven through my thoughts this month: I don’t know how to give myself permission to be in process. I’m honestly tired of whining about this, but I haven’t yet [...]

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It’s me, just squeaking this month’s post in under the wire again. Kind of like how I completed all of my writing assignments in college LOL. It’s not that I haven’t been writing, it’s more that everything I come up with just feels a Sometimes if I plan too much, I end up overthinking [...]


Last year, I went on a trip with some of my best friends to Las Vegas. While we were there, we did some road-tripping and exploring. We got up really early in the morning and drove our way through Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and back again. Something happened to me on that trip that I didn’t [...]

Heavy stones.

I have a lot of thoughts about a lot of things. And sometimes I’m afraid that if I open my mouth, the rapids might never stop and I won’t be able to pull the iron doors shut. And honestly sometimes, I’m not sure I’m strong enough to do it. Maybe today I’ll place the blame [...]

words & stuff

I’ve decided that there is no good way to start a blog post. If I think about it too hard, I’ll get stuck in the rut of trying to write it like an essay, with an introductory paragraph that transitions effortlessly into three succinct, yet interesting body paragraphs, and a conclusion designed to pack a [...]


5.25.16 The curious thing about being in this current stage of life is that instead of figuring out who I am, I’m figuring out who I’m not. Which, I guess by process of elimination, means that I actually AM figuring out who I am. Why does being a young adult have to be so confusing? [...]