Here are a few things you may or may not already know about me. My first guinea pig Ghanoush and her sister Baba were my very first guinea pigs. I got them from a pet store, since I was too clueless at that point to think of going to an animal shelter. The pet store… Continue reading A Few Random Things About Me
I'm not sure how universal a thing this is, but one of the many aspects of my life affected by my mental illness is my home. This is something I've noticed over the past few years, and while it's relatively subtle, it's definitely there. I spend the vast majority of my time at home (which… Continue reading How Does Mental Illness Affect Your Living Space?
So, what on earth is hygge and why does it matter? I got thinking about this in part because of a question of the day a while back on the Really Real Blog. Wikipedia says that hygge is "a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness… Continue reading Gettin’ hygge with it
Yes, I realize the post title doesn't go with the hobbit house photo, but I liked it, so there you have it. Anyway... Home has had various meanings for me over the course of my life, and I think it's probably more important now than it's ever been. I grew up in a small town… Continue reading My Fortress of Solitude