The USA really does hate women

It has been so difficult to feel like an actual American lately. The entrenched and systemic racism. The homophobia. All these phobias of people that aren’t straight white men. All these phobias. All this lack of empathy. This need to control and “put into its place” of people and places and ideas that don’t center... Continue Reading →

A little bit of an update

I’m in the process of doing some spring cleaning and also downsizing what i want to spend my attention on. In terms of how many things do i actually need? Since it can take super long to organize everything when it’s messy and what would i rather be doing? I’d rather be painting or reading.... Continue Reading →

Winter wondering

Looking outside the living room window there’s a brilliant winter sky, it’s a pale blue but also a crystal blue. We’re just getting back from a wonderful day out, spent time with some friends this morning and then went thrifting! And then to our favorite date place, pizza and beer so delicious! Going with the... Continue Reading →

Catch up and check in

Hello all! I hope you've been well and enjoying life! I wanted to give an update about where I'm at so far with the using what I have challenge. And I am at a reflection point. I had a learning experience this past week where I was in old navy (spoiler alert-i caved and bought... Continue Reading →

Moderate success

1) I did not cave in and purchase some very cute old navy bicycle shorts with pockets. But it was really hard!!! 2) I packaged up all but one of my old phones to turn them into be recycled by gadgetgone. And that feels really good because I'd had some of those phones for well... Continue Reading →

Day 3

The inspiration for doing this has been bubbling under the surface for a while now. Mostly to do with slowing down and resisting being caught up with consuming so much. And to get away from the habit I have of stress shopping. What started with me not wanting to buy anymore clothes than what I... Continue Reading →


i sometimes wonder how people don't talk about what they're feeling. i do this too much-not talk about what i want to talk about. i struggle between keeping the peace and saying my piece. and what it means to disagree with someone you care for. over and over again. or maybe not disagree but it's... Continue Reading →

adults are idiots

also, now that i've just completely let myself go with the whole ranting stream of consciousness experience tonight, i really have to say that i don't buy for a damn second that adults are smarter than kids. they're not. and all the lectures and advice they give is just complete bullshit. and i say it's... Continue Reading →

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