Five years ago, I began to explore a truth about me I had buried all my life. I’m gay. When I was young, I didn’t know anyone who was gay. I knew I was different because I was gay. And because being different was weird as a kid, I convinced myself I liked boys becauseContinue reading “A Truth About Me”
Sitting in the shade with Mikey on the back deck. I’m reading a book, he’s under my legs. He looks so peaceful drifting in and out of sleep. I sip my chai latte and watch pollen float through the air. One lands on my cat, another lands on my dress. I cover my cup toContinue reading “Mikey And Me”
Vogue Magazine – The 15 LGBTQ+ Books We’re Most Excited About This Year The New York Times – A Recharged New York, Through Young Eyes The New York Times – New York Is Back. Now It Has a Second Chance The New York Times – A Summer of Reading Substack – Hot Divorcée Summer SubstackContinue reading “What I’ve Been Clicking On – Part 6”
I love how summer returns you to yourself – Alex Dimitrov Summer is approaching. The warm air has returned. I’m happy taking photos of flowers and staying outside for hours. This is when I can breathe without worrying about my lungs freezing. I pay attention while getting lost in my thoughts, it’s a balancing actContinue reading “Summer”
New York Times – Transport Yourself With a Literary Escape This Summer LA Times – How Hailee Steinfeld learned to open up by playing poet Emily Dickinson Vogue – Shawn Mendes on How Meditation Has Transformed His Relationship—And His Sense of Self YouTube – Olivia Rodrigo – A Short Film (Vevo LIFT) Instagram – TheContinue reading “What I’ve Been Clicking On – Part 5”
Noun. When my thoughts become overwhelming, I put my phone down and reset. I walk outside, sit somewhere quiet, and soak up the stillness. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. I’m a work in progress in this journey called life.
“Alison, can you explain what Internet is?” This donkey is reunited with the girl who raised it. Kristen Radtke Considers Another American Epidemic: Loneliness This Bodega Cat This Is Us in Chronological Order A tweet that made me laugh. Ariana Grande’s Beautiful Wedding Your Friend Doesn’t Want the Vaccine. What Do You Say? Tidbits fromContinue reading “What I’ve Been Clicking On – Part 4”
I’ve been into photography for quite a few years now. I love capturing a moment and focusing on details that are often overlooked. Below are some of my favorites. You can check out more of my photography here.
Noun. I’m no longer willing to sit in my past watching everything I did wrong pass by me. Instead of feeling shame, I’m choosing love. It’s a choice that has to be made often but it gets easier the more I’m aware of how I’m talking to myself. I’m choosing to give myself love byContinue reading “Self-Love”
Oliva Rodrigo’s Sour Oprah and Prince Harry’s Apple TV+ show about mental health. Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes’ Calm Series This incredible conversation with Brene Brown and Ashley C. Ford. This insightful conversation between Prince Harry on Armchair Expert. Demi Lovato coming out as non-binary This photo of Milo Ventimiglia directing an episode of ThisContinue reading “What I’ve Been Clicking On – Part 3”