tbt tumblr vol 3: i really like christmas and snow

Yesterday, the temperature dropped almost 20 degrees, with highs in the low 80s. I was in HEAVEN. I kind of forgot that I do enjoy summer when it is not extreme. But winter still sounded like a far-off memory. So let’s remember… Because I do really like Christmas and snow. But not really winter. Hrrrmmm. I… Continue reading tbt tumblr vol 3: i really like christmas and snow

my audio bookshelf [june 2015]

Y’all know I love podcasts. I have close to 40 on rotation right now, and that is after a recent purge… In addition to my stalwarts like Radiolab, PCHH and other NPR offerings, anything/everything Grantland, and some more recent additions like Invisibilia, Fountains of Carrots, and This Inspired Life, here is what has been added to… Continue reading my audio bookshelf [june 2015]

so you want to change your life

Be dissatisfied. Be completely unsure why. Try to find ways to be satisfied. Some suggestions: achieve goals, get a new job, fall in love, buy new clothes, travel, go to concerts, drink, eat, decorate your house Continue to be dissatisfied. Start wondering why. Really wonder. Some suggestions: journal, read, trawl social media, sit in an… Continue reading so you want to change your life

tbt tumblr vol. 2: charming outdoor things that do not reflect my life

It’s roughly ten million degrees in DC right now, and I am NOT a happy camper about it. I told my mom that I live on the surface of the sun. This is patently not true, and there are way hotter places to live. I just think I genuinely enjoy complaining about the weather. This… Continue reading tbt tumblr vol. 2: charming outdoor things that do not reflect my life

what my spiritual life looks like right now [june 2015]

Back in Lent, I posted about what practices I was taking on for the season and also gave a little update during Holy Week about how they had gone. Some of those I have retained and some of those have fallen away. For instance, my bed is currently not made. But as I am continuing… Continue reading what my spiritual life looks like right now [june 2015]

worthwhile clicks vol. 2 [7 quick takes]

Things are real creative around here this week, apparently… (joking). But here are some highly clickable links for your Friday! 1. You might have seen on my Instagram that I was blessed to celebrate the 50th Birthday of L’Arche a few weeks ago! I’m a huge L’Arche fan, and regularly listen to the episode of On… Continue reading worthwhile clicks vol. 2 [7 quick takes]

tbt tumblr vol 1.: my recent past

Welcome to an exciting new series here on this here blog, where I share awesome things I once shared on my Tumblr, which I haven’t really touched in two years. Turns out, I like my past-self a lot and thought you might enjoy what college Brigid and just-graduated-from-college Brigid was interested in, too. Most of… Continue reading tbt tumblr vol 1.: my recent past

2015 reading challenge: the first four books

Previously…  As I previously written, I decided to dig in and participate in the Modern Mrs. Darcy 2015 Reading Challenge this year. I started a bit earlier this spring and am four books deep. A third of the way through seems pretty good for only having a few weeks under my belt! So without further ado… a book… Continue reading 2015 reading challenge: the first four books