Category Archive: Life

Where images end / and living begins: Interview with Keight MacLean

A few months ago, I almost died. It was a total fluke accident but, if my man hadn’t been right there, I probably wouldn’t be here. The weird thing (okay, the super duper,… Continue reading

Beyond the ears / A symphony

I’ve been feeling pretty run down, first from working 24/7 on getting our Miss Kira to trust us and truly feel like she’s found her furever home (and disregarding the shocking amount of… Continue reading

Beyond the eyes / A hidden life

One year ago, I had a severe panic attack, triggered by having to say no to a change in our increasingly unpleasant living situation, a change that would’ve allowed us to actually be… Continue reading

Tears of yesterday / Recreated today

Just shy of a year ago, I finally thought we’d be making a big change to our living situation, a change which would allow us to finally live as we wanted. Instead, I… Continue reading


For the majority of my life, I defined myself on the basis of a particular belief I held. I interpreted the world through the lens of that belief. I thought I made choices… Continue reading

The raw within

Almost exactly a month ago, my man and I were on the other side of the country, pacing nervously in a dark but cozy basement in the center of a city I’d prefer… Continue reading

All these words / are dust within my mind

The last year has been full of new feelings, many not exactly welcome or at least quite confusing. Like I’m going through puberty 20 years late or something. Exhausting, really. Music has been… Continue reading

Call them the Diamond Dogs

24 hours ago, I thought I was going to be moving into a house and, most important, getting a dog. That’s all I’ve ever wanted. For as long as I can remember, ‘puppy’… Continue reading

Seeing more and feeling less / Saying no but meaning yes

I’m in a rut. For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a writer. An author of novels, specifically. In elementary school, I wrote two ‘books’, which were both put… Continue reading

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