May 31, 2022
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Happy June! Here in PA, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and the temperatures are reminding me why I'm mad that central AC isn't a given in houses here.
May saw a slow return to writing consistently after some time away for the wedding and honeymoon. It's also continued to be a heavy time to be a human person living in this world with a shred of empathy, so I've taken time to recharge and take action as best I can to try and combat the overwhelming helplessness that creeps up any time I engage with the news for too long.
Sometimes it feels odd to plug away at my corner of the internet with so much going on, but I ultimately hope that art will continue to give us the ability to connect with one another as well as the much-needed chance to focus on something bright and light every now and again. With that in mind, here's a brief recap of the words I put out into the web for the month of May.
Just in time for Mother's Day, I put down my thoughts on why assuming all women want to be mothers is damaging for the nuturer in all of us.
I also reflected on the super-fancy lodge my husband and I booked for our honeymoon
My go-to location for my favorite local coffee chain permanently closed while we were away, and I became briefly obsessed with the fact that the chain didn't acknowledge it online
My anxiety found a new outlet in the form of the free one-card tarot readings I've been dropping into our Little Free Library, so I wrote about why I think that is
Panic! at the Disco's long dormant Instagram account showed some action in late May and I got excited about what it almost definitely means--new music!
The Best Books of the month column at Your Book Friend is back after our April hiatus, and I had so much fun running through my favorite reads of the month.
Whew! Going back through the month made me realize I was more productive with writing than I felt like I'd been.
Thank you for being here and for following along with my writing month-to-month. I appreciate your support, as always! We'll see you in June for more musings.