Over the last three and a half years in DC, I’ve lived what feels like many lives. I’ve been disillusioned and sad. I’ve been hopeful and hungry. I’ve been broken and lost. I’ve been whole and happy. But as I leave this city — hurriedly and unexpectedly, I am deeply grateful. I’ve grown up here,… Continue reading a love story
Last year, I shared my winter and summer skin routines, and a lot of those habits have stuck. But as I continue to get nerdier and more obsessed with keeping my skin healthy, I’ve adopted a few new habits as well. Currently in my medicine cabinet: So what does my routine look like morning and… Continue reading skin routine for changing seasons
Heyo, I was so looking forward to reading on my many flights this spring that I wrote a whole article about what you should read on your own travels. Many of them will be familiar from other book recommendations here, but there are some new picks, too! You can find my recommendations on Verily!
I went to see Spotlight a few weeks ago and had some Big Thoughts about it: To embrace the Eucharist fully, we must also embrace justice and mercy. Apologies don’t fade the pain of the victims of abuse or their families, and the rifts within the Church and our communities don’t close by simply acknowledging… Continue reading At Millennial Journal: A Spotlight on Abuse: Healing the Wounds of the World through Truth, Justice, and Solidarity
I am by no means a strict vegetarian, but I rarely eat meat, especially at home and especially during Lent. As many people lean meatless this time of year on Fridays and also more generally, suddenly I realize that meatless eating doesn’t come as easily if you’re not in the habit. So, since I’m super hungry on Ash… Continue reading hearty vegetarian eating
I keep meaning to write a comprehensive preview of my plans for Lent 2016, like I did last year. Instead I keep… not doing that. I might pull that together before Ash Wednesday, but I might also not. But this year, Elise and I did record an episode of Caritas ALL about Lent. You can take… Continue reading #caritaslent
Thank you for warm, sunny days (even in January), chance encounters, bikes, bike lanes, bratwurst, and cookies. Thank you for friends and art and history and also potato chips and beer but also tall glasses of water when you’re parched. Thank you for vacuum cleaners and thick books and not having to take public transportation… Continue reading litany for a perfect day