Hello, dear readers – we’ve made it to another Thursday. I don’t know about you all, but I am tired. I’ve been tired all week. Last Saturday I picked up an overtime shift for work (we’re not particularly busy on the weekends so it was an easy way to make some nice extra money), and … Continue reading Tired


Hello, dear readers! I’m pretty sure it’s Thursday. Time has felt particularly nebulous this week. On Friday, my new octave mandolin arrived, and I am obsessed with it. I’ve played almost every day since it arrived. It’s beautiful and everything I wanted. Here’s a video of me playing “Sí Bheag, Sí Mhór,” one of my … Continue reading Obsessed

Highs and Lows

Hello, dear readers. We’ve made it to another Thursday. I feel like this week has been a bit of a mixed bag for me. I’ve been anxious and tired, and my allergies are pretty bad right now (cottonwood season gets me every year). On the other hand, I managed the very exciting achievement of saving … Continue reading Highs and Lows

Keep Doing Something

Hello, dear readers – I actually remembered that it’s Thursday for once, so that’s something. I think this is going to be another short post. Not much of note happened on a personal level this week; on the other hand, there’s been a LOT happening in the world at large. It feels like people are … Continue reading Keep Doing Something

Do Something

Hi all, another late blog this week, and I’m going to keep it brief. Yesterday was my birthday. It’s weird to celebrate in such a dark time when there’s so much heaviness in the world, but I am grateful to be here. The past week we’ve seen a dramatic increase in white people’s awareness of … Continue reading Do Something

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