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Victoria writes about the long, winding, and sometimes wonderful road to becoming who you are.

Rebounding from the Winter Blahs: 5 Remedies for Restoring Your Wellness Groove Feb 12, 2024

The new year buzz has come and gone, and if you're like a lot of people, you're wondering what happened to your fire, your joie de vivre, your ole get up and go.

Maybe you slid into a damp January....

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A Garden of Gratitude: How to Cultivate Thankfulness Amidst Hard Times existential first aid Nov 21, 2023

 

I’m not sure who decided that fall should be synonymous with gratitude. I mean, sure, there’s Thanksgiving—the national holiday of giving thanks. And despite its ungracious...

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The Dog Ate My Compass: 7 Life Hacks for Getting Unstuck & Finding Home naked stories Feb 01, 2023

It was an ordinary day in 1980, and for reasons only five year olds understand, I was dragging a stick and walking in aimless circles around our little house on Campground Road. One moment I was...

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Imagine the Alternative: A Story for Lovebirds love stories Jul 21, 2022

Leaving town is more than trip planning. It’s absence planning.

When I landed two hours before Kyle at the Houston airport by way of Salt Lake City by way of Portland, Oregon, I wasn’t...

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I Used to Be You: An Ode to Selfhood friendship stories Nov 22, 2021

Only the important things come without instructions. Philosophy and religion come with books — they may not give you all the answers but they’re pretty clear about what not to do. Even...

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Times Infinity hero stories May 01, 2019
 
The day I got my leg stuck in the crook of a tree and I cried for help and no one came and I thought I was gonna die alone, the air was rich with possibility.  For reasons I have since...
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