Sewing Light to the Ugly

We only show the perfect moments, sealing the darker cousins behind closed lids, only to seep out the corners in spurts and fits and only to the ones we know won’t run away. It makes sense. No one wants too much to soon, or even one more drop of unpleasant information settling into the reservoir. We want to beautify what… Read More

Following your thread

I remember when the idea of traveling the world seemed so intangible, so far away, that it was a fantasy I believed only touchable by the truly brave and brazen. I remember how hearing stories of other people’s world trips, whether it was from someone I met at a party or on the countless travel blogs I… Read More

On beauty

| Photo by Mario Ashkar Film | Don’t worry; it’s your imperfections that make you beautiful. Those things that make you stand a bit longer before the mirror, in an attempt to primp them away. Those things that you are first to call out in a photo, just glaring back at you as you wish them… Read More

Just a Soul Whose Intentions are Good…

It’s funny the things that come to you. You’re washing the dishes and suddenly remember how you once read in The Boxcar Children series that the characters washed their dishes in the stream with sand. You look at a flower you collected on the street once upon a summer and are whisked back to who you were and how you felt… Read More

An Epicurean Waxing and Waning

The first bites of chocolate cake are the sweetest. The first warm day of Spring is the most refreshing. The first moments of a new relationship are the most exciting. The world of firsts is ripe with all that is good, but there is a truism lying underneath, just one small prick away. When it escapes… Read More