“April is the cruelest month, breeding
lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
memory and desire, stirring
dull roots with spring rain.”
― T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land
It’s been some week, huh? I’m sure you are consuming enough news at this point to know the facts about coronavirus and how best to keep immune compromised populations healthy. And, yes, that means “social distance”. My husband and I have both worked from home for many years now so we haven’t taken a huge hit to our day to day activities… but I admit, it’s tough to not go stir crazy. Right now, we’ve been hanging at home except for grocery or takeout pick ups and the occasional quick errand. So what are we to do in our non-working hours?… // Continue reading.
Last year, I focused on greatly minimizing my skincare routine (see my morning routine here and nighttime routine here). My skin was a dry mess due to some health issues at the time so my focus was solely on healing. Fast forward to 2020 and my skin is so much better and I seem to have found a system that works. However, on my ongoing quest to make small changes that support a healthier planet, I’ve decided to focus on spending my money on more cruelty free products. (FYI: Cruelty Free Kitty is my go to site on finding brands that that are cruelty free.)… // Continue reading.
“What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms.”
― Kobayashi Issa
“Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” ― William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream