Photos From The Passenger’s Seat

This weekend I sat in the passenger’s seat in the car, my camera poised out the window, and took pictures of the sky as we drove around. It’s truly horrifying to me to see what is coming out of the planes and drones and whatever else is spraying our skies...

Under A Chemical Sky

We are all under a chemical sky, a weaponized sky. A sky that we can no longer safely raise our children under, a sky that is murdering the future for all living things. A sky that screams war on the people, on the land, on life itself. This is not climate change...

Strange Things

This past weekend I saw a plane disappear right out of the sky. I’m being totally serious—but I’ll get to that later. I went camping with friends. I set up our tent. Cooked a hamburger over the crackling fire, played barefoot in a cold mountain stream, and watched...

Bees

Through a whirlwind of events, in a handful of intense weeks, I have become a beekeeper. I did not consider being able to learn beekeeping until just suddenly about three weeks ago, I saw a photo of a top bar hive and I thought, that’s my hive. It was literally like...

The Day I Accidentally Thought I Was A Police Officer

Set the scene: It’s lunchtime on a zippy little summer’s day. I’m driving home from swinging kettle bells in the appropriate black spandex attire, kinda zoned out from trying to get my lymph system moving. And even more zoned out from Lyme disease in general and the...

Dear Music

I am forty-two years old, and as I sit here at the computer thinking back on music, the past unravels behind me like a wild tangle of string lost down the mountain of my life, whirling and bouncing and racing out of sight so fast my eyes can’t follow where it goes. I...