Wait Time

A big part of life is about waiting. A big part of life is about learning to be patient. You can’t always get what you want, and you certainly can’t always get what you want right away. If what you want is coming, you’ll have to learn how to wait for it. We wait inContinue reading “Wait Time”

Moving on From Creative Projects

You are allowed to take breaks. You are allowed to pause. You are allowed to go on a hiatus from a creative project. You are allowed to abandon that project entirely. You are allowed to shift gears. You are allowed to leave things unfinished. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you are or the project isContinue reading “Moving on From Creative Projects”

What to Cry Over: A Letter to Myself

Content note: this piece contains discussion of heteronormativity and references to trauma. Sometimes people come into your life when you need them and then leave when you don’t. You might feel like you still need them. Perhaps they created the illusion of need. But you don’t. If they left, it’s because the lesson has beenContinue reading “What to Cry Over: A Letter to Myself”

What My Grandmother Taught Me

Content note: this piece contains discussion of death, grief, and hospitals. I don’t really know what to write. My usual way with words has gotten away from me. I’ve been left with a chaotic swirl of thoughts, images, and feelings that are difficult to articulate. Thinking about death. Thinking about grief. Thinking about meaning, aboutContinue reading “What My Grandmother Taught Me”