Author Archives: spiralcma

Boredom and Perfectionism

So, I’m still living in the woods in Mendocino. It’s beautiful. It’s peaceful….. It’s boring as fuck. I’ve been here for almost four months and I have managed to keep myself occupied during the day, as there are lots of … Continue reading

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Music as Joy

Fighting against a regime and working everyday with the most challenging population imaginable has me exhausted. I can barely write this post but I had to share this song with you. I have decided to not use the term “self-care” anymore … Continue reading

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Women’s March: Continuing the work against TRUMP

Yesterday I participated in the largest one-day protest in US history: nearly 4 million people from Washington D.C. to Nashville to L.A. to London marched in protest against Trump and his incoming administration .Despite being under the weather, I dragged myself … Continue reading

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Waking Up

Donald Trump became the president-elect on the day I moved to Mendocino. I drove my car, packed to the gills with boxes, for three hours, ruminating on all the ways our country would be effected by this deplorable man. On … Continue reading

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My Cabin Adventure

As you know I spent a few weeks in a secluded cabin in the woods last month. Despite coming down with pneumonia while there and it raining nearly every day, it ended up being the best thing I’ve done for myself … Continue reading

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I’m Going To Live in a One-Room Cabin In The Woods, Alone.

  You guys. Did you read that title? I’m going to go live in a secluded cabin in the woods *alone* for a whole month. And that cabin is literally just one room. Just me, my books, some art stuff, some … Continue reading

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Coffee and Becoming My Own Partner

When I was 20 I had a mentor named Henrietta. She assigned me homework one night: write down all the things you want your dream partner to be. I wrote a bunch of things….They’ll be a great cook! They’ll read … Continue reading

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