So I decided to give growing things another go. We have plenty of seeds lying around and eat avocados regularly, so I thought, "It's warm again, why not?" So I planted a bunch of flowers and some eggplant, put two avocado pits in water, and prayed. So far, so good! There's now one more tiny … Continue reading Haphazardly Homesteading: Vol 3. Here I Go Again
This girl! I've been writing and interning for Kate at Sancta Nomina this year and now I'm pleased to announce that I will be offering consultations of my own! Details are over on her blog, but here's an excerpt of the post I wrote for her today: As far as naming goes, I tend to … Continue reading Guess Who’s a Baby Naming Consultant?
Recently, I was accepted into two professional programs out of UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television–– writing for late night comedy and screenwriting. It's caused me to reflect on this passion a lot, even though I've written about it before. I was re-reading my application essays and thought they really succinctly summed up my … Continue reading Holding Myself Back and Breaking Free
This week we have our first musical guest, Sam Rocha! Tune in tonight at 9p EST/7p MST and make sure you're subscribed! You can listen where ever you listen to podcasts. Up Too Late is a Grexly podcast. Too much summer, too much fun, up too late!
As part of my summer series, Light Up the Night, each month of summer there's going to be some sort of giveaway or additional reward for everyone who supports me. To kick things off, this June, if you become my supporter on Patreon, you will receive all the tier rewards you sign up at AND … Continue reading June is for Zoeastrians
I've been making a lot of jokes about St. Joseph being silent in this, his year, and plenty of people (the men) have become a little defensive about it. Since I'm going to continue making silent St. Joseph jokes, I figured I should write a little something up about why I love him so much … Continue reading Dear, Sweet, Silent St. Joseph
Join us tonight at 8pm Eastern/6pm Mountain for Where Peter Is Live where Rachel Amiri, Melinda Ribnek, Thabo Bailey Hall, and I as we talk Prophetic Motherhood in a World of Ideals. Join us here or on the WPI Facebook page. Hope to see you there!
Recently, I commissioned an icon of my Confirmation saint, Zoe of Pamphylia. As she is a lesser-known saint and lived in the second century, there aren't many depictions of her. I was confirmed in 2002. For almost twenty years, I've been growing closer to this saint whose face I couldn't even picture, let alone wear … Continue reading Choosing a Confirmation Saint or How Silly Things Can Bring You Together
Much like grief, there are several stages to realizing you're definitely a princess. Twelve, in fact. Here we go. 1. Disgust At first, disgust roils inside of you at the mere mention of possibly being a princess. "Me? A princess? I don't think so! I'm not some snotty, snooty, brat who has everything handed to … Continue reading The 12 Stages of Becoming a Princess
I had the cool opportunity to talk with Todd Sylvester and Ellen Taylor on their LA (that's "Lower Alabama") Morning Show on Archangel Radio this morning about an article I wrote for EpicPew (These Saints with Feasts During Lent Will WOW You). It was a great little conversation. You can watch the replay here (I … Continue reading LA Morning Show on Archangel Radio