My friend Lesia (pronounced La-sha) is the kind of person that literally brightens up a room the second she enters it. This woman exudes a happy glow that’s proven to… Read more An Easy DIY Pick-Me-Up (your face will thank you) →
Questions to ask yourself before giving up: Are you hydrated? When did you last glut your thirst with a handful of spring? Have you eaten anything besides emails or your… Read more Line Break: ‘Questions to Ask Yourself Before Giving Up’ by Kaitlyn Boulding →
I don’t know about you guys, but for me, November hasn’t proven, historically, to be the happiest month of the year. The days get dark. That ‘look out the… Read more Vashon Island Getaway (or how to combat the winter blues) →
There was another mass shooting in the U.S. yesterday—14 dead and 17 wounded in San Bernardino, California—by a man and a woman, now also dead. But that’s not news. News is… Read more Thoughts on Living in the ‘Land of the Free’ →
Sometime in the last couple of years, I started hearing the word ‘maker’ used to describe people who…make things. I wasn’t sure what to make of ‘maker’. Why not ‘artist’?… Read more Inside Portland’s Maker Movement: A Conversation with Kelley Roy, Author of ‘Portland Made’ →
no one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark you only run for the border when you see the whole city running as well your neighbors running faster than you breath bloody in their throats the boy you went to school with who kissed you dizzy behind the old tin factory is holding a gun bigger than his body you only leave home when home won’t let you stay.
Recently I discovered a kind of art I had never come across before…
I’m a sucker for a beautiful voice. Musically speaking, I don’t care about light shows and theatrics and complicated chord progressions. What I crave are lyrics that sound like poetry… Read more On Seeing Hozier (and Choosing Our Experiences) →