Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 61

1. September 22nd. It's officially fall. And it couldn't be a better first, fall morning at 8am. It's dark and deeply overcast. It's cool, and already there are brown leaves scattered across the lawn. The rain is steady, soft drifts of it coming down. It patters with a metallic thunk on the cars, drips and … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 61

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 60

1. I think contentedness is better than happiness. Or maybe I simple prefer the word content to happy. Both are emotions. But happiness evokes a evokes a certain vibe, a style, an emotion that demands certain mannerisms. Happiness is energy. Happiness is yellow. Happiness can feel frail, always on the verge of flying away, forgetting … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 60

thoughts from a writer melted by summer

Summer 2020 sucked. Summer 2021 has sucked in its own way too, not least because of the constant cycle of disasters world over and the stream of bad news. Though we may not have had murder hornets this year, we did have people trying to convince us to eat cicadas. The amount of creativity I've … Continue reading thoughts from a writer melted by summer

a fall mood blog for all us freaks buying pumpkins in august

I uh....love fall (on the Buzzfeed quiz I got 100% autumn) If I could enter through a pumpkin portal into a perpetually fall world, I would and I would stay there (with an occasional vacation because I also like being warm). (Also, please understand that though my love for fall is endless and knows no … Continue reading a fall mood blog for all us freaks buying pumpkins in august

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 57

1. It's super duper windy today at the lake. In general it’s been very windy lately. I like wind. I like watching the trees bend and seeing the leaves fold over themselves, like they’re ducking for cover. Strong wind feels like a warning, and a lot of times it is. If anything in nature could … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 57

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 56

1. Being an introvert can be hard…(I’m an introvert, in case anyone didn’t know). Being an introvert can feel like you’re constantly trying to be more extroverted. Constantly pushing yourself to be more sociable, and constantly brushing up on your people skills. We usually don’t talk about the benefits of being an introvert. Only the … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 56

May and April Wrap Up: in which I return from the ends of the earth

Ok wow. Just wow. I mean I’m not really sure why I’m saying wow but just wow. (I’m saying “wow” because I missed April’s wrap up post, and actually missed a heck of a lot of posts in both April AND May and also it’s June???? We’re halfway through the YEAR????) It’s June. Let's just … Continue reading May and April Wrap Up: in which I return from the ends of the earth

Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 54

1. This week has been uh….WEIRD. SO WEIRD. We got like a snowstorm, some power outages, seasonal allergies (nature hates me), I’ve taken a nap like every day this week…..It’s been rough. Long story short, I ended up feeling sick from allergies coupled with a sudden plunge in temperature (outside temperature. I did not turn … Continue reading Saturday Morning Post, Vol. 54