Lessons from Chattanooga

Lessons from Chattanooga

It’s hard to believe, but I will be departing Chattanooga in a couple of days! I let Maine on Jan 24, so it’s been a month of digital nomad life. I stopped by my folks’ house for a week, then I visited a friend in Christiansburg, VA, and spent the...
Moments of despair

Moments of despair

You know those moments, the ones where you find yourself squatting in the shower sobbing your face off…yeah, those moments of despair. I know those moments feel hard, sometimes unbearable. They are all-consuming, raw moments of real emotion. And I want to...
Moss

Moss

Have you ever thought about moss? Yeah, me neither, until I watched the movie “Elsewhere” on Amazon Prime (good movie, check it out if you haven’t seen it). One of the main characters is a writer and is writing her second book about moss. In a scene...
Poignant moments

Poignant moments

I love words (and even spellcheck even more). The word poignant (thank you spellcheck) means evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret. I was surprised by this definition and then found it also means deeply affecting and touching. The latter is how I identify with the...
Our deepest desires

Our deepest desires

My first job out of college was working at the airport on Nantucket as an Operations Specialist. I worked from 2pm-10pm and it was glorious. I slept in, worked out on the beach, worked hard, and played hard. I swore I was never going to work a 9-5…that sounded...