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New angel paintings and life over here.

  After what has felt like a little hiatus, I’ve been making a lot of new angels lately. I like to think of my angel paintings as little guided whispers to my heart, reminding me of what matters, what remains beautiful, what to pay sacred notice to. I love...

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Life tidbits and happenings

(stickers!) Hi friends! Summer has finally (ish) arrived in Central Oregon. Our tiny little town of Sisters, OR is starting to wake up with visitors heading out for adventures in the woods and mountains and rivers (and into Marigold + True, too!). Our home is all...

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How quitting social media is changing everything for me

Who am I without constant feedback about who I am via social media comments and likes? Who am I if I’m not creating nearly constant content for social media consumption? What’s left when all the noise is silenced and social media chatter and scrolling and...

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Election Day, some thoughts

I’m writing this on the morning of Election Day. Tensions are high. Hearts are heavy. Some are hopeful. So much is at stake. My friends and I have been in deep conversation about the importance of taking especially deep care of ourselves, no matter the outcome....

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Trying to reclaim my joy and other thoughts

  Autumn is here, it is here, it is HERE!   As I write this, I’m sipping hot tea, looking out the window to frosty cold grass, blue skies, and the long shadows that come with the Autumn sun.   This year has been so strange and hard for all of us....

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Goodbye, Instagram + Facebook

  I’ve been on Instagram and Facebook for over a decade. There were years when I was super in love, especially with Instagram. Pretty photos and stories? YES, please! But for a long time now (years!), I’ve struggled with both platforms (despite...

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My heart bursts daily: True is TEN!

(photos by In Her Image) True turned 10 and my mama heart continues to burst daily. At ten, True is a young man who loves is obsessed with skateboarding, hanging out with friends, listening to Hardy Boy audio books, playing (and eating) at Mimi and Grandpa’s...

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