I am sad. It pours out of me in gasps and chokes, a geyser of emotion too strong to stopper up. Each year it lies in wait. Quiet, tame. Masked by boredom with the details, the mundanity of every day life. And then, as his tires crunch gravel outside the window, and the door closes solidly … Continue reading On Goodbyes
On wanting what you have
Here in Mississippi, spring is on its way. The air is balmy and warm, birds flitter around our feeder, and Chara's fur gathers in tumbleweeds in the corners of our home. These changes, along with talk of New Year's resolutions, always turn my thoughts to the future. What's the outcome I see for myself? What … Continue reading On wanting what you have
A Photoessay on Life with Each Other
With a wedding on the horizon, Jordan and I have spent a lot of time discussing how we go through life together and how we'd like to do it better. One of the main things we talked about was that when we spend too much time together, we start to forget that there are two … Continue reading A Photoessay on Life with Each Other
Should women wear makeup?
I am not a big makeup wearer. I'm not very good at applying it, and so my attempts often come out looking more clownish than anything. On top of that, I tend to shoot for a more natural looking aesthetic. Even if I'm wearing a little makeup, I'd prefer that it comes off subtly--a style that echoes … Continue reading Should women wear makeup?