I’ve been neglecting this space because, well, grad school. But a few updates! One, I posted about the Blessed is She Liturgical Planner a while ago, and it sold out VERY shortly thereafter. But there is now one that begins in January. Check it out, I love mine and rely on it daily. If you’re… Continue reading oh, hello there!
Since you last heard from me in this space, I’ve moved three times (DC -> parents’ home in Green Bay, Green Bay -> Madison sublet, sublet -> actual new home), finished seven credits of grad school, spent five weeks hanging out with amazing kids at a local learning center, and have lost or accidentally destroyed three… Continue reading pulling it together
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
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
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
Going to be straight up honest here today: I’m struggling with clinical depression. Also warning: this is about prayer. If you know me in my off-line life, this probably is no surprise — in the last week I have received a message with a self-care worksheet from my mom, a text from a wonderful friend that she is… Continue reading depressed but not despairing
I’m a humble person, but I am also a lot like Alexander Hamilton — a brilliant writer, magnetic, powerful and ambitious, etc etc etc. Also, we are basically twins. So let’s play a game and guess if the following physical descriptions are of me or A.Ham. I know, this is tricky! Guess in the comments!!!! [His/her… Continue reading who wore it best: brigid hogan or alexander hamilton