WE HAVE A NEW PRESIDENT!! And now that that wonderful news is out of the way, I have something else to say. Hello and happy autumn, fellow connections and friends! The last few months have generated some really special highs and several […]
The trance-like state took over completely, and with each movement, I began to feel an increasingly voracious desire to interact with this energy.
At first, I optimistically told myself I would leap out of bed every morning, perky and full of gumption, making my coffee, and setting about my day, which would include extensive job searching, pensive writing, a hearty workout, and healthy cooking.
Hello! It’s been a while since I’ve written anything for This Curious Universe. For those who have read my work consistently over the years and have reached out, I am so appreciative of your support and encouragement. I am still Curious! Life […]
Yesterday I woke up and walked into the living room where two adorable but devilish towheaded Venezuelan/Norwegian preteen sleepyheads began shushing me so that they could go back to sleep on my couch. “It’s so early, Tia,” one of them muttered. I […]
If I could imagine what life may have looked like, had I not taken this particular journey, I would ask—why did I choose this life? Some people believe that our souls choose this particular body in this particular time and place before […]
“You should go for it!” Claudia said after we had shimmied our hearts out. I was sweaty and utterly exhausted, and had no patience for whatever she was babbling about. She gestured excitedly to the poster hanging on the studio wall. The […]
Yesterday, I was one of those who was going to stay away from the crowds of the Women’s March in downtown Portland. I am all for marches and protests, especially peaceful ones, but I also suffer from some anxiety surrounding these types […]
I’m new here. Take me in, Show me your Ants on a log. Show me your Childish smile, your Sanctuary. It’s nice to be by myself, but Hands clasping hands Brings me to the somebody else I could be. I’ll let her […]
I have about a million thoughts as I settle down to write Part III of this series, Challenging Conversations, Conscious Choices. You can read Part I here and Part II here. This week has been tumultuous. There’s no other way to put […]