Somewhat Exhausted

I don’t know how to do this the way everyone else seems to be doing it, and if you and I were sitting together chatting, imagine me using air quotes around that word everyone because I know it’s not everyone (you should insert those air quotes again) but it often feels that way and I’ve [...]

Getting Quiet, Part 2

Last week, I wrote about getting quiet.  In one sense I was talking about the quiet that means the absence of sound (specifically, music and podcasts).  But at the end, if you noticed, I mentioned this: In our world, which is hyper-everything, it’s okay to skip the latest podcast recording (even the one that a [...]

:: Randoming ::

Some random things. I'm often making things (photographs, pieces of writing, bread, cookies) but about two weeks ago, I had this incredible urge knowing to work with yarn.  I crocheted a washcloth.  Its edges are uneven as I wasn't paying close attention to the end stitches.  But it's striped.  And I love it. Yesterday I [...]


Do you ever feel that you just can't keep up?  With the Pinterest, the Instagram, the Facebook, the blogs?  And I know they don't need a definite article preceding their names.  But they are such entities, are they not?  Coloring our days, sometimes in lovely ways.  But sometimes I wonder if they fill in the [...]