a christmas poem + musings on a river, love, and uncertainty

For Christmas Eve and #poetrytuesday, I am sharing a poem I wrote to honour two of the most important influences on my life from the past two years: the Kiskiminetas River (affectionately known as the Kiski and a tributary of the Allegheny River) and Nick. The Kiski is flipping gorgeous and, the further away you go from… Read More a christmas poem + musings on a river, love, and uncertainty

disembowelling empowerment

Have you noticed how empowerment is in everything these days? Leggings ads on Instagram? Blog posts on dentists’ websites about teeth whitening treatments? Popular feminism? Fitness advertisements? Meditation apps?  Empowerment is in everything these days. Empowerment is a nice, fuzzy word that makes us feel good inside. Empowerment. Empowered. Changing the world. Meditating for twenty… Read More disembowelling empowerment