Blogtober #25: The Essentials.

I went to the park yesterday. My essentials: • Mask 😷 • Sunnies 😎 • Lipstick that means nothing underneath the mask but essential for selfies 💄💋 • A sweater for the delightfully mid-50s autumnal day 🍂🍁 Hope your weekend was bon. Onwards...

Blogtober #7: 14 Facts About Me. (that I haven’t already shared yet. I think.)

A mouthful of a title, no? But let’s go over fourteen facts about yours truly that I likely haven’t discussed on TSP. I should say that I don’t tell y’all everything, because the Internet, but these are fun and/or interesting factoids (to me, anyway) that I don’t mind sharing. 1. Naturalistas will know what this …

Blogtober #2: October.

Late entry this Saturday eve. It was a long work day and then this lady fell into a hard nap after work. I’m sure you’ll agree that naps hit different when you’re not 12 anymore. I basically slept. 🤷🏾‍♀️ Yesterday, I mentioned that October is my favorite month. Here are four reasons why: 1. My …

Autumn Promises (#4)

Dear Autumn, This morning, as I took my daily walk, I was immediately transfixed by the cool breezes awaiting me. With the bipolarity of the atmosphere here in Texas, I stopped short of fully declaring that it was finally fall, finally you (especially since it will be 90 degrees tomorrow, goodness), but I embraced your …

not always easy…

Sometimes it doesn't feel so lovely, does it? Just thinking about all the times I resign myself to letting things leave me. The expectation(s) that something small would grow into something far more significant and beautiful. And when that doesn't happen, we have let it all go. At the end of the day, it is …

An Autumn Path.

I'll be honest: this quote, albeit lovely, still triggered me a bit. Because I'm so tired of traveling alone. And when it comes to my favorite season, there's an unbearable aspect about it: enjoying the beauty and electricity in the air by my lonesome. I've discussed this before--that something about fall that drives the desire …

letting go.

No Blogtober this month; the days got away from me. Nevertheless, you will find a revolving autumnal theme with my forthcoming posts. Many of them will be reflective quotes and a bit of commentary. Happy Fall, y'all.