Life is as Magical as You Allow it to Be and Other Lessons from Kauai, Hawaii

life is as magical as you allow it to be. i did a yoga practice this morning and in savasana, the final resting pose, i thought about how this is the pose of integration. when all the movement and activity is done, you lie down. you rest. you allow the benefit of the practice to … Continue reading Life is as Magical as You Allow it to Be and Other Lessons from Kauai, Hawaii

On Risk & Reward – Landing in Kauai, HI

I'm hungry. All I've eaten today is a tortilla with black beans which was very bland and disgusting, but sometimes it feels good to "rough it" for a while when the past two weeks you've been wining and dining in Napa Valley's Michelin star restaurants and Southern California's trendiest brunch spots by the ocean. I've … Continue reading On Risk & Reward – Landing in Kauai, HI

a list – thoughts & feels

i bought a ticket to California while she's on fire because I do what my mom tells me to. why am i going into the flames? is it because I can then say I was reborn? what does that mean?i can’t wait to wear my t-shirt with mushrooms on it and oranges that look like … Continue reading a list – thoughts & feels

sweet summer

last day of august last day of summer how do i characterize this summer? on saturdays - drives to the beach, making sure we got there before noon, being one of the "reduced capacity", grabbing our blue lawn chairs, walking past kites flying in the sky, wondering where they are tethered. they seem to be … Continue reading sweet summer

July Recap & August Intentions

Hi my loves, I'm feeling called to do a little heart spill july recap/ august intention setting post as I process all the shifts and beautiful miracles that occurred this past month. This month fleww byyyy and it was the first month since quarantine started that I really felt called to set intentions. I feel … Continue reading July Recap & August Intentions

The Berkshires – A Weekend Getaway Travel Diary

I've been wanting to do a little travel diary/blog for a long time but haven't gotten the chance to because of, well...quarantine, but with some of the state guidelines moving into different phases I was able to go to the Berkshires for a lovely weekend getaway and wanted to share what I did/saw/ate, etc. First … Continue reading The Berkshires – A Weekend Getaway Travel Diary

quarantine musings – a rollercoaster (honestly)

i've been wanting to write, wanting to create, wanting to create something good and meaningful. i've been craving posting on instagram or the blog because sharing and connecting gives me purpose, but I've been blocked. my friend and i were just on the phone and I said "i'm very much on the down part of … Continue reading quarantine musings – a rollercoaster (honestly)

coconut carcass – a poem

coconut carcass Coconut carcasses lay in the black sand while the heavens paint a picture of violet soft serve ice cream. Australians catch their last waves of the day, foaming at the lip of infinity. Stars start to twinkle from the other side of the island, the city lights up And here on the beach, … Continue reading coconut carcass – a poem

safe in the known – koh lipe, thailand

safe in the known I want to be able to transport people with my words and take them to far off places they’ve never been. I want them to experience fire shows on the shores of an island somewhere in Thailand and be able to picture the blue water with ease and the way it … Continue reading safe in the known – koh lipe, thailand

meditations on the qualities – poems

A series of poems inspired by J. Ruth Gendler's The Book of Qualities: Love Love drinks rose tea and likes to keep rose quartz crystals on her windowsill. She always has fresh cut flowers in vases and pays a lot of attention to the details. She makes her bed most days except when she’s been … Continue reading meditations on the qualities – poems