Mask mandate lifted! ✅

The CDC announced last Friday that the mask is no longer required in most cases. Today at work, it was officially declared that we no longer have to wear masks (we are all required to be vaccinated.) I’m very excited and honestly quite emotional! My job has always required some mask use, as I work [...]

When faith returns

I have been doing a lot of reflecting lately, looking at old journals and blog posts, overall just looking back. I have realized how much I go back and forth with spirituality. I go through phases where I am feeling extremely spiritual, followed by phases of feeling so far removed from spirituality, etc. Most especially, [...]

Rest Easy, Norman

Rest Easy, Norman

Norman, my dad's cat, recently passed away. As my mom was declining, she would mention how much she missed having a cat, and the rest of the family agreed that it would be a great comfort for her. I think my dad was hesitant because of the extra care and work that comes with a [...]

Herbalism | Dandelion (Lion’s Tooth)

Herbalism | Dandelion (Lion’s Tooth)

Dandelion, which is also known as "lion's tooth" (scientific name: Taraxacum officinale) comes with numerous health benefits! It has also been associated with many magical folktales. Photo by Czapp u00c1rpu00e1d on Pexels.com Health benefits Dandelions are plentiful and tend to be considered invasive weeds with no purpose. However, dandelions have numerous health benefits that most [...]

Album review: “Motordrome” by MØ

Album review: “Motordrome” by MØ

"Motordrome" is MØ's third album, which was just released in late January 2022. The 10-track record is empowering, uplifting, and fierce. MØ continues to blow us away with her bold voice and philosophical lyrics, supported by talented production and aesthetically pleasing music videos. MØ has moved on from her Forever Neverland era from 2018. Embracing [...]

Mythology | Artemis

Mythology | Artemis

Artemis is the Greek goddess of hunting, animals, and wilderness. She is also linked to chastity, independence, fertility, childbirth, and the moon. She is the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo. In Roman mythology, she is known as Diana. When Zeus had an affair with Leto, in order to cover up his [...]