Back door Jet Lag

Back door Jet Lag

This time jet lag snuck in the back door, resetting the clocks like a teenage daughter out till dawn. I had a whole week of sleep, cycles, and serenity. Then the crabbiness, the microscopic analysis of domestic affairs. Bursting into day eight of our return like a...
Jet Lag Morning: Copenhagen

Jet Lag Morning: Copenhagen

by @ReinaAnnie Jet lag is a merciless beast. Flying frequently doesn’t mitigate the pain of hurtling body and brain across multiple time zones in one sitting. But weird beauty awaits in the early morning streets of Copenhagen for the sleepless, the weary and the...
Anxious Brains Can’t Pack

Anxious Brains Can’t Pack

by @ReinaAnnie Untreated anxiety is like a walk in the park—if that park is full of ravenous gators and you’re a cowering dead meat chihuahua. Tangent aside, untreated anxiety is the pits. I didn’t know until I knew that it is really nice not to have a...
Alaska! Frontier!

Alaska! Frontier!

  by @ReinaAnnie Alaska feels like the end of the other world. People who live in 24 hour sun or 24 hour night must, by nature, be extreme. I’m fascinated by them. Who intentionally inhabits the 49th state? I foolishly think I know ALL about the Alaskan psyche...
Home Wrecker

Home Wrecker

by @ReinaAnnie There’s a spider who lives behind the driver’s side mirror of my car. For over a year she’s relentlessly rebuilt hundreds of blown down, torn down, and wiped off webs. I’ve tried to (lovingly!) evict her, but she’s crafty....
Hey Heart, Let’s Keep Going

Hey Heart, Let’s Keep Going

by @ReinaAnnie Hearts are tricky things. Sometimes they break. And I don’t mean break in the metaphorical, grief diet, lovelorn way. That “I can’t stop listening to ‘Sail’ by AWOLNATION on repeat” kind of way. The self-consuming...