Savasana & Skeletons: My Yoga Practice Always Suffers in October

My practice is an escape. From long to-do lists. From sights and sounds of city life. It’s a time when I can connect with my body. As a former dancer, I used my body to tell stories, to connect with others. One of my favorite parts of class was stretching for ten minutes at theContinue reading “Savasana & Skeletons: My Yoga Practice Always Suffers in October”

Greta Van Fleet: The Resurrection of Rock & Roll at Red Rocks Amphitheater

Love them or hate them, you can’t deny that Greta Van Fleet has some serious talent. They’ve been called rip-offs of Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, The Rolling Stones, even Iron Maiden, but Greta Van Fleet’s classic rock roots are no secret. In interviews, the band consistently mentions revisiting their parents’ pressed vinyls and vehemently studying theContinue reading “Greta Van Fleet: The Resurrection of Rock & Roll at Red Rocks Amphitheater”

Review of 2017 Write Every Damn Day Book Bingo Challenge

In 2017, I decided to challenge myself and others to a Book Bingo (#2017weddbookbingo)! The card below needed to be blacked out by the end of the year. Although I read more books than the categories listed on the bingo card, this challenge gave me an opportunity to explore different genres and read a few booksContinue reading “Review of 2017 Write Every Damn Day Book Bingo Challenge”

From Adventure to Eudaimonia

My word for 2017 was ADVENTURE! 🧜‍♀️ ✈️ I went on lots of adventures to some new and some favorite places and traveled with many of my favorite people! 2017 – Marfa & Alpine. Galveston. Cape Cod & Provincetown. Charlotte, the Blue Ridge Parkway, & Asheville. Boston & Provincetown (again!). Kerrville. San Marcos. Fredericksburg. Wimberley.Continue reading “From Adventure to Eudaimonia”

Writefest: A Festival for Emerging Writers | Houston, TX

The morning of Writefest began with me frantically scrambling to try and find the right outfit. What do writers wear? My mind immediately went to the Beatniks… Glasses. damn you perfect vision! Cardigans. It’s Houston. It’s hot. Witty t-shirt. I got rid of all my Urban Outfitters shirts long ago… I’ve been to several academicContinue reading “Writefest: A Festival for Emerging Writers | Houston, TX”

Creative Spaces in Average Places

If I had it my way, I’d be typing from a treehouse in Costa Rica while listening to birds chirping, trees rustling in the wind, and rain falling gently outside through breezy windows. Alas…my humble abode in Houston will have to do. For years, I’ve struggled with finding the right words in my own home. InContinue reading “Creative Spaces in Average Places”