A Month to Remember: June 2020

Historically, June has always seemed to be a difficult month for me to get through for a very long time now. Whether or not it’s because of some sort of astrological shift, the transitioning seasons from Spring to Summer creating a bit of cosmic chaos, or simply because of Father’s Day being a painful reminder […]

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Black Lives Matter – Ways To Help

Being a white, heterosexual female who grew up in the sleepy suburbs of Massachusetts- there were many horrors in the world beyond my seemingly safe, quiet community that I had never experienced firsthand but had known about from watching the news, from history lessons my teachers had quickly glossed over during my classes- and from […]

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One April Day…

I’m sure I’ve said it plenty of times before- on here, on social media, in texts and phone calls- but I, like many others, have been struggling at times with the current quarantines/shelter-in-place being ordered across Massachusetts (and the rest of the country) as we try to flatten the curve of COVID-19 and slow it’s […]

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A Month to Remember: February 2020

It’s not very often I experience a month that is bookmarked by heartbreak and/or tragedy, but here we are. While not every day can be a picture of perfection- and every month any of us have ever made it through has had it’s fair share of bad days- February 2020 felt like it dragged on […]

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For Kelsey…

I have written, edited, deleted and re-written this post no more than four or five times over these past few days- each time feeling like the words I tried to use to convey the significance of such a loss to the world and describe such an incredible, beautiful person were never good enough. I would […]

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Chocolate and Carbs: The Solo, Self-Care Valentine’s Day…

I know Valentine’s Day is a fairly divisive holiday that gets a mixed reaction depending on who you ask about it. Some people love it- making grandeur plans, wearing a lot of red or pink, decorating everything with heart-shaped-what-have-you, the works- and other people absolutely hate it. Often calling it a “Hallmark Holiday” used to […]

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“It’s all ash and dust…”

There is a 3-minute-long snippet of a documentary I’ve been thinking about in recent days for a few different reasons- one being that it depicts heartache and loss, and the other being that it depicts putting on a “game face” during the aforementioned heartache and loss to do your job and be a beacon of […]

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A Month to Remember: January 2020

Another blogging tradition I’ve tried to keep alive and well over the years is reflecting on the month that was as it draws to a conclusion. With tomorrow marking the beginning of February (and Valentine Season-) I wanted to take the opportunity to revisit the past few weeks. I know we’re only in the very […]

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