Blogging, Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Summer, Universe, Writing

What I Kept- July 2022

During the month of July, these are the things I kept on my phone. The view of the Chicago skyline from the Northwestern University campus From Mark Nepo's The Book of Awakening Courtesy unknown Courtesy of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran My second bed From Why Won't You Apologize by Harriet Lerner… Continue reading What I Kept- July 2022

Chicago, Favorite Things, Life, Nonsense, Tater Tots, Writing

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 41

If you’re new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. ZINNIASSSSS Excuse me while I share alllllll the zinnia photos. I cultivated them from seed I purchased at Meijer in April. It was incredibly satisfying to see these flowers unfold. I will never again purchase a flat of flowers from a… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 41

Childhood, Favorite Things, Friends, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Writing

Things I Want to Remember | Part Three

I enjoy writing these posts more than tater tot posts. Writing a random post about nothing in particular is the grownup equivalent of a study hall note passing session or MASH game. Speaking of which, you can now play the MASH game online. Part three of random things I want to remember and save in… Continue reading Things I Want to Remember | Part Three

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Summer, Travel, Universe, Writing

Sacred Space

The word sacred has been on my radar a lot in recent weeks. One day in June, I read the word in a daily affirmation passage from a book I love. "With the best of intentions, we often build false careers of studying the river without ever getting wet. In this way, we can ponder… Continue reading Sacred Space

Favorite Things, Life, Nonsense, Writing

What I Kept- June 2022

I shared a post like to this one back in May because I was having trouble expressing how I felt in words. It eventually turned into a lovely little post, which I occasionally find enjoyable to revisit now and then. I find that going through my phone and looking at the photographs, quotes, and videos… Continue reading What I Kept- June 2022

Life, Menopause, My Book, Writing

Not My Mother’s Menopause- Appendix

I haven't had a yearly physical since I was in the thick of perimenopause in 2018. My new doctor (who works for the same health system as my previous one) was listing all of my old symptoms from my chart: Do you still get vertigo? No. How about panic attacks? No. Heart palpitations? No. Migraines… Continue reading Not My Mother’s Menopause- Appendix