21 February

SNOW BLINDNESS: AN ESSAY IN JAMES DICKEY REVIEW

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SNOW BLINDNESS: AN ESSAY IN JAMES DICKEY REVIEW

Last December, I had a set of five short essays published in James Dickey Review, which is incredibly thrilling. I worked with the editors for weeks, changing this and that. Then before Christmas, I came home to a big yellow package that contained two copies of the review. There’s something incredibly special about seeing your work in […]

31 January

VOICES ON UNITY: COMING TOGETHER, FALLING APART

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VOICES ON UNITY: COMING TOGETHER, FALLING APART

Last year while in a creative nonfiction class that changed my life, I was encouraged to submit a piece for an upcoming anthology. So I did. And then it was published. Obviously, that is an extremely condensed version of the story, but that’s the gist. Then, in early December, I was finally able to see that anthology […]

23 January

EVER SKINCARE: BEFORE AND AFTER

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EVER SKINCARE: BEFORE AND AFTER

If you’ve known me for any length of time, you know that I really love skincare. I’ve written about skincare several times on this blog, which you can browse for here. In the past 5 years or so, I’ve been trying to clean up my products and choose more natural options. The problem with that is […]

16 January

10 PHOTOS THAT SHAPED MY YEAR

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10 PHOTOS THAT SHAPED MY YEAR

I love Artifact Uprising, and they had this fun photo challenge at the end of the year. I thought it would be fun to turn it into a blog post, so here are my 10 photos. I didn’t write any captions for the photos, because I kind of just wanted them to speak for themselves. […]

7 January

THE YEAR OF CULTIVATION

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THE YEAR OF CULTIVATION

Hello, there. It’s been a while, I know. I feel like from September until New Year’s Eve was a blur. My sister got married, I went on a bunch of trips, and celebrated all the holidays. Then I woke up and it was 2018, a welcomed sight to move on from the (political, cultural, etc) chaos […]