In the Dream House

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Little Weirds

Little WeirdsHello and welcome to my book Inside you will find The smell of honeysuckle Heartbreak A French kissing rabbit A haunted house Death A vagina singing sad old songs Young geraniums in an ancient castle Birth A dog who appears in dreams as a spiritual guide Divorce Electromagnetic energy

The Crying Book

The Crying BookAward winning poet Heather Christle has just lost a dear friend to suicide and must reckon with her own struggles with depression and the birth of her first child How she faces her joy, grief, anxiety, impending motherhood, and conflicted truce with the world results in a moving meditation on the

The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care: From A to Z

The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care: From A to ZSome days you need a pick me up, some days you need a life preserver For most of us, writes Anna Borges, self care is a wide spectrum of decisions and actions that soothe and fortify us against all the shit we deal with You may already practice some form of self care, whether it s taking an

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale

Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage SaleDownsizing Decluttering A parent s death Sooner or later, all of us are faced with things we no longer need or want But when we drop our old clothes and other items off at a local donation center, where do they go Sometimes across the country or even halfway across the world to people and