Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nature’s amazing amazingness

I briefly turned on the TV tonight and caught a glimpse of the hunting rituals of certain sea animals. Tiger sharks, sardines, sword fish, dolphins, and seagulls all engage in a dance together; jumping, diving, chasing, escaping, and generally being

Nature’s amazing amazingness

I briefly turned on the TV tonight and caught a glimpse of the hunting rituals of certain sea animals. Tiger sharks, sardines, sword fish, dolphins, and seagulls all engage in a dance together; jumping, diving, chasing, escaping, and generally being

Get up…get up….get up…get up…

This is what I chant to myself every morning for the last I don’t know how many days. I stay up too late, granted, but I’ve always done that. Lately, I just cannot muster the courage to face my equally

Get up…get up….get up…get up…

This is what I chant to myself every morning for the last I don’t know how many days. I stay up too late, granted, but I’ve always done that. Lately, I just cannot muster the courage to face my equally

GLBT

I watched Milk over the weekend. When I was a year old, Harvey Milk was assassinated. He was the first openly gay politician in California, and he mobilized a movement that would spread slow and steady across the country, never

GLBT

I watched Milk over the weekend. When I was a year old, Harvey Milk was assassinated. He was the first openly gay politician in California, and he mobilized a movement that would spread slow and steady across the country, never

Motivation MIA

“Sometimes you have to find meaning in the meaningless.” -Alice Returning home from a dull day at work, I put my bike away, kicked off my heels, and walked through the garden in my tights knowing very well I’d create

Motivation MIA

“Sometimes you have to find meaning in the meaningless.” -Alice Returning home from a dull day at work, I put my bike away, kicked off my heels, and walked through the garden in my tights knowing very well I’d create

Front garden creates a community

“Je bent eten aan het verspillen.” Our neighbor, someone we’d never talked to but had seen walking his dog by our house every evening, stopped abruptly one day to scold my husband for wasting food. Our front-garden broccoli crop, once

Front garden creates a community

“Je bent eten aan het verspillen.” Our neighbor, someone we’d never talked to but had seen walking his dog by our house every evening, stopped abruptly one day to scold my husband for wasting food. Our front-garden broccoli crop, once

Less is more.

I remember the first book report I ever wrote, and it’s not the best childhood memory. It was in third grade, and it was over a book about an award-winning Cocker Spaniel. As I sat behind my little desk listening

Less is more.

I remember the first book report I ever wrote, and it’s not the best childhood memory. It was in third grade, and it was over a book about an award-winning Cocker Spaniel. As I sat behind my little desk listening

Damn you, Hollywood.

I think I’m all open-minded and strong about love and relationships…until I watch the Notebook… I was at the store the other day and saw the DVD on sale near the checkout counter. And while I’ve already seen it a few times,

Damn you, Hollywood.

I think I’m all open-minded and strong about love and relationships…until I watch the Notebook… I was at the store the other day and saw the DVD on sale near the checkout counter. And while I’ve already seen it a few times,