Sweet Little Routine

It is in the everyday things, the corners of places, aging pages of books, familiar scents, sounds; that I find myself and other people. There are pieces of  home everywhere I turn and that kind of knowing is the most comforting part of being human.  Together in the stillness, we let our sweet little routines collide.

Name Tag

"Hi, my name is deeply affected." A story we all know well. Some read it everyday & some pick it up from time to time. We humans affect each other. Our hellos, our glances, our I miss yous our you're doing greats. Whether we know it or not we all share this name, "deeply affected" …

Departure

the thing about moving away, the thing about friends moving away, the thing about friends getting married, the thing about this change that puts space (physical or figurative) between loved ones is, the end result is always some sort of mourning. we mourn the loss of our closest and our dearest. we communicate, but we …

Days Inn

The Days Inn Hotel. A vacation to remember. Pineapple printed purple dress. Freshly chewed gum stuck to the front of my outfit. Hair up in a messy bun. Super round sunnies. Right hand grasping my mom's left. Blurting out messages of greeting to strangers passing. Colorful scribbles on newspaper. Lists. Lists everywhere. Lists of mini …