This is another post like one I wrote over a year ago called 12 thoughts. I basically go through my Notes app and find Notes that might interest you or I want to expand on. So here goes. 001. I think I want to start a little podcast called The Chit Chat. It won’t be … Continue reading thoughts from my notes app
A syllabus for this season of life
Inspired by a poem called You Could Build a World This Way, I decided on giving you, my gentle reader, a syllabus for this season of my life. The title of the class I’d be teaching is The Liminal. How do we understand moments that are, in a grand context, spaces between what we once … Continue reading A syllabus for this season of life
the winter season: barren like Hannah
I have been debating writing this blog post. It feels a tad somber for this season of winter joy and yet, it’s perfect. What better time to talk about feeling barren than winter? When outside, the yellow leaves cover the ground and the wind bites with a chill and the feelings rise to the surface … Continue reading the winter season: barren like Hannah
Candle-lit cozy girl chat
Hello friends! Light a candle, grab a blanket, set the ambiance and get ready for a cozy girl chat. I have a lot on my brain lately, and I figured a chat would be in order. Wow, I have many thoughts so please stick with me as I ramble blog style. 001. Embodiment Lately I’ve … Continue reading Candle-lit cozy girl chat
A New Season: Losing Teeth and Entering Fall
As of late, I’ve had three separate dreams where my teeth were falling out of my mouth. So I did what anyone would do. I Googled. Losing teeth usually means a variety of things: a big life change has occurred or will occur, you have lost something of monumental value, or you are having a … Continue reading A New Season: Losing Teeth and Entering Fall
Noticings of May
I’m writing this blog post right before graduation in May. Days later, I will walk across the Lawn in front of the Rotunda and officially graduate from the University of Virginia. The place I’ve spent a good chunk of the last four years. Where I’ve learned a lot in (but mostly out) of the classroom. … Continue reading Noticings of May
what happens when you choose love but it doesn’t choose you?
What is the story that you keep telling? My nonfiction creative writing professor asked this question to our class a few weeks ago. Immediately my mind was transported to the entries of free writes that we had been doing all semester. No matter the prompt or the minutes allotted to let thoughts become words on … Continue reading what happens when you choose love but it doesn’t choose you?
the age of milestones, or not.
The best pieces of music build up to the crescendo—the highest point, the loudest sound in a song. And that’s kind of our twenties. It’s the time we’ve spent our whole lives waiting for. Past the early childhood and the teenage years, we can now embrace all that life has to offer without any serious … Continue reading the age of milestones, or not.
justice in Richmond: spring break edition
This past week was spring break! Considering that I went home the weekend before, I spent my week in Richmond! For spring break, I did a very similar justice program that I did in Charlottesville in 2020 (and we ALL know how that went). This week was A LOT better. A smaller crew of people, … Continue reading justice in Richmond: spring break edition