Roadrunner Musings

“Real”

“Gifted women, even as they reclaim their creative lives, even as beautiful things flow from their hands, from their pens, from their bodies, still question whether they are writers, painters, artists, people, real ones. And of course they are real ones even though they might like to bedevil themselves with what constitutes “real.”” “…a...

Discovering Small Spaces

There are spaces built into our lives, small stretches of time between tasks where we used to take a breath and think. I started to re-discover these spaces this past month when I deleted Facebook and then Instagram from my phone. If you’ve been reading my posts, you probably know that I’ve had a...

Speak. Because You Have Something to Add.

You guys! It’s so important to live out loud and honestly. Speak. Tell your stories. Show your pictures. Share your ideas, your thinking, and your passions. You may never get positive feedback. You may never gain followers or an income. It may feel like no one is ever listening or learning from you. But...

Worship the Idol

Science was better than religion until we made a god of it too; infallible, omnipotent, and unendingly good. Both are only mankind’s reasoning of the world in which we are living, only a process of nature not outside of it.