Self-Portraits

I have started writing prose regularly (check my Instagram account @cmcoxwrites to read it). I write more than I’ve published, and I’ve found that a lot of my recent writing has featured myself as the subject. Many self-portraits. Many new descriptions. I think this is because of how much I have changed in the last…

A Different Kind of Happy

(Trees outside the hoop house in our backyard) Living a life opposite of societal ideals can be a little depressing sometimes. Rather than aiming for amassing money or climbing corporate ladders or box-checking (as in: married? check. car? check. real job? pending.), S and I have prioritized experiences above everything else. This is why we’ve…

Overwhelmed

(S and I at a football game on Saturday) When things continue to go bad, or we have a series of unfortunate events, or circumstances worsen significantly, we tend to become overwhelmed. Our minds are preoccupied with our situation and we struggle to get everything done. Life seems to move at a different pace. We…