I want to say something about masks. While I bring my mask on every weekly hike, I’ve felt self-conscious every time I actually put it on. I do it, but I always worry that people I pass will think I’m overly cautious or ridiculous, especially because hiking happens outside and hikers are seemingly healthy. But…

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One of the hardest things about living through a pandemic is the uncertainty. When will the quarantines end? What will happen when they end? Will there be a second (third, fourth) wave of infections? Will my mom be okay? Or my friend in chemo, or my other friend with diabetes? What about my friends who…

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It gets harder all the time to consistently choose love, yeah? So much of what passes for discourse today is fueled by fear and rage, and that’s some pretty difficult terrain for a love warrior to navigate. I’m writing this post for two reasons. First, to urge you to keep trying. I think (despite evidence…

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I actually finished April’s Print Of The Month in April! Yay! I posted some art-in-progress shots for this on Instagram Stories. When I finally posted the finished piece, I called it a labor of love because it took quite a while to draw, paint, and then ink in all the details, and I did it…

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A belated happy new year, friends! I’ve been waiting to post until I got my brand new shiny website up and running (new theme, new host, new amazing web guru I highly recommend). It’s been six weeks of hard work, a remodel in November, and then a complete rebuilding of the site almost from scratch…

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