Today is the Spring Equinox. The first day of the season of rebirth, growth, and warmer weather! We start our gardens, planting seeds, and reminiscing about the winter weather. In the Judeo-Christian mindset, we're preparing for Easter and/or Passover, holidays that celebrate certain historical events. In the Pagan mindset, we celebrate Ostara - stemming from … Continue reading In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: Celebrating Ostara
I couldn't help but share this amazing deal with anyone and everyone who reads this post. Last spring, I headed out to California for a short weekend trip. We were lucky to be in downtown Oakland on a Saturday morning and decided to venture through the farmer's market. At this point in time, my skin … Continue reading Get Your Deal On! Get Your Cleanse On! Organic, Natural Beauty Products, On Sale!
Instead of asking ourselves what is wrong with the world, maybe we should ask ourselves what is right? Progress only comes from forward movement…not retroactive blaming. We, as humans, cast a vote for what is right, or what is wrong, each day, with our actions. Sometimes they are for the better, and sometimes they are … Continue reading The Power of One: 10 Things You Can Do to Make the World Better
But seriously. I think as many people need to write on this topic as possible. What is going on with our frame of mind? How do we think it is okay to show photoshopped models and portray them as the idolized images of beauty? Via Pinterest. Thank you creator. When we see a woman like … Continue reading Another girl, ranting about body image and Photoshop.
My windshield shot today - edited with Instagram. The purple/pink haze opened my soul. I had a rough morning. I'm still under the weather and haven't been sleeping well. Luckily, I was able to work from home the past two days but went into the office today. I was dreading it. I really just want … Continue reading Frost falling on sunshine.
I bought this beautiful piece of jewelry from my favorite online store! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10200770552647125&set=a.3883549928184.2148332.1261920379&type=1 So, I hope that worked. Geodes are beautiful rock-like (usually volcanic, I believe) structures found around the world. This one is from Brazil. Geodes are said to be holders of energy. I'm not sure which energy this geode holds, but I'm going … Continue reading Embed Facebook Post? Testing – Geode Jewelry
Warsan Shire, heard of her? If not, definitely make that change. I found her via Pinterest - and after reading through every available piece of work, I've decided I have a new favorite poet. She discusses love, life, relationships, family, feminism, society, politics, pain, and much more. One of the most important parts of poetry … Continue reading Poetry, pastimes, & finger tattoos.
The past few weeks have been difficult. I'm not sure why...perhaps it was moving into a new place, no longer living alone? Perhaps it was the reminder that well, I'm still just doing the same old thing that I've been doing for a while now. It could be loneliness. It could be alcohol. It could … Continue reading When the going gets tough…exhale.
You told me it was magical. That night we spent together. Do you still remember? It was only weeks ago. But it was only days after that you left, forever. Or what seems like forever. An eternity has passed since you said all those things. All those deep, meaningful things as you hugged me goodbye. … Continue reading The words you whispered as you said goodbye.
As time passes by and we continue on the journey of growth, experiences, and love, we start to learn a lot about who we are, where we are going, and who we want to go there with. Although I am still single ... (the Instagram man was a short-lived, yet beautiful romance...with whom I wish … Continue reading And my soul exhaled and I inhaled you: 10 things I want in my next relationship.