The Greenhouse Effect

Today marks exactly 4 months that I’ve been a homeless, nomadic backpacker. I have been in England for 3 1/2 weeks. In this time, I have journaled every day, worked on bits of story, and before we got to England I published my newest rider in ‘The Empyrean Series’, ‘Inteneration‘. This week, for the first…

Stepping Up and In

Hello from England! I am so happy to be writing to you from here. I have always had such romantic notions of this part of the world. England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, Scotland – it all seems utterly magical to me. I grew up reading about Great Britain, mostly England. I have been fascinated with…

October Madness

(When weeds are beautiful) October is moving by so quickly that I’m afraid I’ll wake up on Halloween and second now. I’ve been working frantically, writing and managing my social media job and keeping up with my art studio internship. S and I leave on Thursday for a vacation to California to visit some dear…

Fall Colors and Dates We Never Went On

S and I were long distance for our entire premarital relationship. We met in a 10-month internship in Austin, Texas. When it was over, S went back to Tennessee and I stayed in Texas. We talked on the phone a lot, but weren’t a couple. Six months after the internship ended, I moved to Sweden….

Week Moments

1. Caramel Apples Y’all. I ate my first caramel apples of the season last week! In other news, S learned last week that bribing me with food is a mutually successful endeavor. I’m not even mad. 2. Katie Katie has never been allowed to garden with us. Mostly because it’s been hot outside, and those…