Weathering an endless storm, a beautiful book with a good cause & giving ourselves permission to survive rather than thrive
Finding new inspiration in old places
The lessons of vegan fried onions, the evolution of "traditions" & freeing ourselves from the myth of having it all
A dreaded errand, dye-making with black walnuts & reclaiming space for creative living
A highly harrowing adventure, a serpentine book, and the mental joy of curating scrap papers
Rehabilitating a love for reading in the age of endless scrolling & the risks of seeking attention for our creative work
A mysterious red flower, the uncertainty of the equinox, and the calming power of singing bowls
On sailing, artistic perseverance, and how our perception of an object affects our understanding of it
The euphoria of a first draft & the twelve truths of a writing life
The narrative power of butterfly wings, rewriting the history of women in science & how to become an "intellectual smuggler"
Fireworks FOMO, the music of typewriters, and letting our heads go to the clouds
A powerful flash flood, a very thirsty frog, and the world's oldest creation story