Support Shapes; Using a Book Exchange to Promote Candles, Photography, and Coffee

Support Shapes; Using a Book Exchange to Promote Candles, Photography, and Coffee

Recently a major planning mood hit me. All that meant, initially, was hosting another book exchange. I keep saying I am done, but I am not. I keep waiting for them to get dull, but they won’t. Sitting in a circle, talking about books fills my cup every time, and I always ride that high [...]

I Create, Therefore I Am; Why My Year of Beauty was a Bust and How Creativity Will be Better.

It is no secret that I love a good yearly theme. I’ve said that before, but it bears repeating. My themes usually just apply to my reading for that year, but have now morphed into all aspects of life. 2016 was the year of feminism. 2017 was the year of diversity. 2018 was the year [...]

Attending My First Poetry Reading; A Love Letter to Rupi Kaur

Attending My First Poetry Reading; A Love Letter to Rupi Kaur

With my poetry love affair being the main point of this blog, it may come as a surprise to readers that I had never been to a poetry reading prior to blogging about poetry. Poetry found me in print, and that was how I absorbed it for a long time. After years between the pages, a world [...]

How My Poetry Obsession and My Post-It Note Obsession Became One

How My Poetry Obsession and My Post-It Note Obsession Became One

My Post-It Note obsession runs deep. Forever a lover of back-to-school shopping and office supply runs and an avid user of planners, sticky notes are a huge pleasure of mine. Their versatility as... colorful reminders note-taking assistants mini paper airplanes/trash can basketballs additional planner real estate decorations (yes, you can use them to decorate) ...makes [...]