TIL: The Aldabra Rail Is Magic

I love flightless birds. You might even say they’re a favorite category of bird. While my absolute favorite bird is the Okarito kiwi (and I promise to do a write up about why eventually), there are so many close runner ups. Flightless birds are badasses and they are disappearing. Fast. But last year Janske vanContinue reading “TIL: The Aldabra Rail Is Magic”

Moonrise With Mars

Jacob and I went for a walk last night around the neighborhood and noticed how clear the sky was. Luckily, we live a short drive away from dark sky, so when it’s clear enough with city light pollution that the Milky Way starts to be visible, we hop in the car. Capturing a moonrise withContinue reading “Moonrise With Mars”

A Draft Excerpt From “Little Earthquakes In The Sea”: Time For Goodbye

Content Warning: this piece discusses the death of a child and is based on a true story that took place almost a hundred years ago. For those wishing for a soundtrack while reading, I recommend this. It rained that day in Bonaventure. The men in linen raincoats slicked with wet wax pried her blue andContinue reading “A Draft Excerpt From “Little Earthquakes In The Sea”: Time For Goodbye”

Thoughts On The “Slow Food” Movement

This piece of prose is meant to serve a dual purpose: provide a life update and artistically reflect on 2020. Have you heard of this thing? It’s called, “Slow Food.” I shake my head. “Isn’t that cooking?” “No, no. Not like that.” Judgmental tuts put me in my place. People are always waiting to tellContinue reading “Thoughts On The “Slow Food” Movement”