Seascape Saturday

Life finds a way Never be ashamed to seek What heals you No matter how small Incomprehensible Or insignificant it may seem to others.   I love every little detail about the sea. Every little being that resides there, even the ones that scare me have something to teach. As my would-have-been trip to Belize [...]

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self [Review]

This book has a wealth of helpful information for therapists and for people learning to gain self-insight, independently. Awesome. 5/5 stars for sure. If you grew up in stressful circumstances, this may not be a light read for you. I certainly found that to be the case. Though having a lot of things laid bare [...]

Seascape Saturday

The sea holds wonders Above and below Horizons shift Separate worlds You come to know.   I chose this photo today because I've been feeling off-balance. Likely, I'm not alone in this. Part of me is exceedingly grateful for the change of pace and another part of me is just completely unsure of how to [...]

Quarantine Day …32?

My dissertation defense date is set. I was agonizing over whether it would happen or not... and it will happen over Zoom. I can't help but be cynical about the timing, like, OF COURSE that would happen to me... such an anticlimactic finish to my PhD program... I won't get to stand at a podium [...]

Quarantine Day 24

Man... the days are really starting to blend together for me. While I have been keeping up with working out, getting myself to do work is becoming more of a challenge ๐Ÿ˜ฆ I donโ€™t have a lot of creative juicing flowing at the moment and am lacking inspiration, which is so so frustrating to me [...]

Quarantine Day 21

I had such an eerie experience on my walk today. There were no cars, no breeze, and the birds fell silent for a bit. It felt as though time had stopped ... and this sensation of being alone enveloped me briefly. It was like, beyond fear, it was more like this visceral knowing of isolation. [...]