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joy + good things

what joy for those whose strength comes from the Lord, who have set their minds on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. when they walk through the Valley of Weeping, it will become a place of refreshing springs. 56 more words

clear language · balmorhea

The indefinence  is starting to settle in. And me realizing or remembering that I didn’t just come tumbling out of a cloud. I had roots. I was uprooted. 219 more words

bread instead of stones

Tomorrow I get to be in Long Beach for three days!! I’m pretty stoked about it because I’ve never been further south than Monterey. It was an inexpensive splurge of a Spring Break, and my dear friend KL is gonna join me so that should be fun. 621 more words

diffusing patchouli

I am in the middle of heaps of transition: planning and packing and laundering and good willing and Craigslisting.

In the clearance section of a Target aisle, I discovered that my nostrils have become desperately attached to the scent of patchouli; so I’ve decided to trust my olfactory nerves, and scored a $6 bottle of the patchouli diffusing oil from Pier 1 Imports.  301 more words

a few favorite photos

This has inadvertently become 73% photo blog, so I figured I’d share a few of my favorite photos from this past year… half-haphazzardly arranged in semi-chronicological order: 20 more words

I finally finished my advent song.

The view from my studio is beautiful and cold. San Francisco glitters in the winter light at 4:44 PM beneath a heap of clouds the color of too many crayons mixed. 312 more words

positive news

The world feels especially loud and chaotic today. A myriad of irritants press heavy on my heart: fifty-three year old men who have nothing better to do than stand on corners with their friends and aggressively… 107 more words