“I swam across
I jumped across for you
Oh what a thing to do
‘Cause you were all yellow”



(Not your) Princess
"She wore her troubled past
like scars -
she had been through battle
And though no one could see her demons
they could see the face that conquered them." - Atticus Poetry

What do you do when your hope is all but gone; when everything seems lost and you’re on the verge of giving up?
You don’t quit. Push all the strength you have left into those fingers, bloody & raw though they may be, and hold on. Remember who you are & why you’re here.


"I had a hole in the middle where the lightning went through. I told my friends not to worry..."

Night Cap



As 2018 approaches, may we dare to take risks and do things that scare the hell out of us. May we dare to love, dare to fight, dare to question what we're told, and dare to stand up for what we believe in.

As 2018 approaches, may we dare to take risks and do things that scare the hell out of us.
May we dare to love, dare to fight, dare to question what we're told, and dare to stand up for what we believe in.

"We're all stories in the end." - Doctor Who

"And now for my final act: keep your eyes fixed on me." - Sherlock

"When my time comes around, lay me gently in the cold dark earth. No grave can hold my body down, I'll crawl home to her." - Halloween 2017

"She told me she was shallow, her rivers run so deep" - Halloween 2017

The feeling of your skin not fitting quite right - Halloween 2017

Why sleep when you can do things better than any dream? (Mount Rainier National Park, WA)

"With each breath you rise, ocean, and fall, soil.
Rise, mountains, and fall, insects."

Dreaming on eggshells

Guard your heart, protect your dreams.

more from this series

You do not need to wait for a knight in shining armor. Be your own hero.

Little Red grew up. She finds comfort in the dark woods now.

For she is now master of that which she once feared



Devil's Bathtub

"I'll find the places where you hide, I'll be the dawn on your worst night"

"From the rain, comes a river running wild that will create an empire for you"



Don't leave my hyper heart alone on the water

Find a home within the fragile substance of my soul


Happy Halloween from me and Basil


Kintsugi • "to repair with gold" • is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with lacquer dusted or mixed with powdered gold. As a philosophy it treats breakage as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise.

"Cracked" series: part I

Life finds a way.

"Cracked" series: part II

In a shattered world, what is your reality?

"Cracked" series: part III


"There's got to be more than just this flesh and bones. Tell me I'm more than just the scars I've known. If all that we love is all we ever own, we're more than one heart beating alone."

Mat Kearney

Be still

"Do not let one moment go by that doesn’t remind you that your heart beats a hundred thousand times a day and that there are enough gallons of blood to make every one of you oceans. Do not settle for letting these waves settle and for the dust to collect in your veins."

Shake the Dust - Anis Mojgani


We are made from the dust of dying stars

Thunder & lightning: beauty in chaos

"Leave your broken windows open and in the light just streams
and you get a head, a head full of dreams."


"This time, don't need another perfect lie
Don't care if critics never jump in line
I'm gonna give all my secrets away."


Why limit yourself?


You can't hide your true nature

Let the hunt begin

"I tried to be someone else
But nothing seems to change
I know now, this is who I really am."

Thirty Seconds to Mars


You're never too old for a tea party

Mirror mirror

"The forest makes your heart gentle. You become one with it. No place for greed or anger there."

Pha Pachak

"Red, of course, is the color of the interior of our bodies. In a way, it's inside out, red."

Anish Kapoor

"There was white inside, trying to seep out of pores, I felt it strain trying to mesh and meld with this sentient wraith fingers touching joining and suddenly I am the morning mist dancing in the crystal air."

Lisa Shields

"Something was starting to take shape, out of magic and will. Smoke and bones."

Laini Taylor


"If your skin was soil, how long do you think before they start digging? And if your life was gold, how long would you think you'd stay living?"


"So dawn goes down to day
Nothing gold can stay"

Robert Frost

"Who can you trust when everything you touch turns to gold?"

Imagine Dragons

My Warrior Princess